‘Racist abuse’ incident caught on camera at Sandy Park on former England and Harlequins winger

EXETER Rugby Club have confirmed that the incident of alleged racist abuse of former England and Harlequins winger Ugo Monye at Sandy Park stadium yesterday was caught on camera.

The club released the following statement this afternoon: “We have been closely collaborating with Devon & Cornwall Police in the wake of the reported incident of racial abuse that occurred on Sunday, outside of the stadium and not on our property, after our Gallagher Premiership match against Gloucester Rugby.

“The event was caught on camera, and Devon & Cornwall Police has received this material as well as any pertinent information. The club will keep collaborating fully with the authorities to support their investigations.

“We would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who has contacted the club with comments and details about the occurrence. We are aware that our fans do not behave in this way.

“Exeter Chiefs have a zero-tolerance policy for this kind of behavior, and we have taken swift action in accordance with the recommendations of all relevant authorities to ensure that this has been dealt with.”

“We would ask anyone who has any information regarding this incident to contact Devon & Cornwall Police quoting 258 20/11/23.”


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