British & Irish Lions Star Arrested In New Zealand
British and Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler has apologised after he was arrested during a night out in Auckland in the early hours of Sunday.
Auckland police said a man was placed under arrest but not charged following a “minor disorder”. According to reports, the incident occurred while Sinckler, 24, was out in central Auckland following the Lions’ draw with the All Blacks on Saturday.
“I apologise for putting myself and the Lions in this position,” he said.
“I also apologise to the police and anyone else affected.”
Lions tour manager John Spencer confirmed the Harlequins front-row had apologised and been reminded of his responsibilities.
“We have been informed by Auckland police about an incident involving Kyle. ” Spencer said.
“I have spoken to Kyle and reminded him of his responsibilities as a Lion, which extend to his off-the-field behaviour.
“Kyle has apologised for any inconvenience caused and we are satisfied that he regrets this incident and that this is the end of the matter.”