Aussie wing Tuqiri's deal axed

RUGBY UNION: Australia have terminated the contract of winger Lote Tuqiri three years ahead of schedule.<br /><br /> The Australian Rugby Union refused to elaborate on the reasons, saying only: &ldquo;It may be the subject of legal proceedings.&rdquo;<br /><br /> Rugby League convert Tuqiri scored Australia&rsquo;s only try in the 2003 World Cup final defeat to England and was among the ARU&rsquo;s highest earners.