RugbyU: Australia star Beale fined over mid-flight row

Australia back Kurtley Beale has been fined Aus$3,000 ($2,650) over a mid-flight row linked to the resignations of coach Ewen McKenzie and a staff member, officials said Friday.

The sanction comes after Beale was also slapped with a Aus$45,000 penalty for sending an offensive text message to business manager Di Patston.