INDEPENDENCE, Ireland — The Irish rugby team are taking the matter of a “foul” fan to court and the team has “zero tolerance” for fans being “fooled”.
The team are under pressure after they lost to Italy last weekend and the incident saw an Italian national guard soldier throw a beer can at an Irish player, who suffered an injury.
The player was taken to hospital in a critical condition and is now in a stable condition.
The incident was captured on video and has seen the team stripped of the captain and captain of the back row for the duration of the tour.
The team were due to play the Italy team on Sunday but the incident has seen them stripped of their captain and back row.
Their coach Paul O’Connell has spoken to the player and the player has now spoken to his own club and has been offered a two-match ban.
“I’m in shock.
We are absolutely devastated and absolutely disgusted by the behaviour of the Italians,” he said.”
We are very disappointed that we lost our captain and we are now on the brink of a game that we are completely disappointed in.”
That’s all I can say at the moment.
“Rugby fans in Ireland have been told to not make any further gestures or gestures at players, including those on the pitch.RTE has contacted the players and they have been advised to not touch the players’ bodies.
Irish Rugby Football Union chief executive Jim O’Neill said he was “shocked” by the incident and his team was “in shock” with the reaction to the incident.”
“I’m shocked at the reaction of the Italian football authorities. “
“It is the worst thing I’ve seen. “
I am stunned. “
It is the worst thing I’ve seen.
I am stunned.
We have zero tolerance for it.”
He added: “We will do everything to make sure that these incidents don’t happen again.”
This is a serious matter and it is a big blow to the team and the Irish team in general.
“It is not a good situation.
We can’t afford to have these incidents happening in our club or in our country.”RTE will update this story with further details as they become available.