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England’s Danny Cipriani issues apology for assault in Jersey

5:31 pm, 16th August 2018

Cipriani was fined £2,000 on Thursday after pleading guilty at Jersey Magistrates’ Court to common assault and resisting arrest.

The 30-year-old Gloucester player was charged on Wednesday, having been arrested following an incident at a Jersey nightclub in the early hours of the morning.

“I want to start with a heartfelt apology,” he said on Twitter. “To my club, team-mates, supporters and most importantly the police. They have a tough and vital job and I’m mortified that, earlier this week, I acted in a way that I hugely regret.

“I am truly sorry.”

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