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Rugby: “I didn’t threaten anyone with a chair, a bottle or anything…” Billy Vunipola speaks after his arrest

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The 31-year-old Englishman explained himself through a press release published by his club Saracens this Monday, April 29 following his scuffle in a festive venue in Spain.

Billy Vunipola wanted to clarify things. Accused by the British press of having sowed discord in a dance bar in Palma de Mallorca, the future recruit from Montpellier wanted to give her version of the facts.

In a press release published this Monday, April 29 at the end of the afternoon by his club Saracens, the England international (75 caps) assures “to have been involved in an unfortunate misunderstanding when leaving a club”.

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Blamed for having been tased after showing violence, the powerful third line insisted on denying certain information. “Contrary to what was reported by the press, there was no violence or fight and I did not threaten anyone with a chair, a bottle or anything else,” he said. he asserted.

A statement on behalf of Billy Vunipola.#YourSaracens? pic.twitter.com/JvqiDAeiZh

— Saracens Rugby Club (@Saracens) April 29, 2024

A fine of 240 euros

The 31-year-old even spoke about the sanctions imposed on him: “I was charged with resisting the police and, after an express trial, I was ordered to pay a fine of 240 euros. The Spanish police investigations are now closed and I can return to England.”

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Let’s hope for him that his nightly outings will bring him luck in the quest for the Premiership title. With two days remaining, he occupies 2nd place with Saracens behind Northampton.


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