Leinster carry out investigation into alleged incident ‘to the satisfaction of all parties’

LEINSTER RUGBY HAS confirmed its investigation into an alleged incident involving a former player and current academy player has concluded ‘to the satisfaction of all parties’.

It is claimed the academy player was knocked unconscious when punched by the ex-player during Leinster’s Pro14 title-winning celebrations on the evening of Saturday 25 May in Dublin.

In a statement to The42 on Wednesday evening, Leinster say the academy player has made a full recovery and the province will not be making any further comment on the incident.  

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“Leinster Rugby is aware of an alleged incident that occurred in the early hours of Sunday 26 May 2019 involving one of our Academy players and a former Leinster Rugby employee,” the statement read.

“An internal investigation was carried out by Leinster Rugby, which has concluded to the satisfaction of all parties and as a result we will not be making any further comment on the incident other than to confirm that the player in question received medical attention and that he has made a full recovery.” 

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