The Highlanders players took advantage of the free weekend and rented an apartment in Queenstown, New Zealand. What had to be a beautiful stay on the edge of Lake Wakatipu ended with a call to the police, a detainee who was next to the players and the apology request from the club to the residents of the condominium for the attitude of some members of their campus.
After an investigation by the club, Highlanders CEO Roger Clark said that seven players had booked apartments in Queenstown over the weekend and that on Friday night a small number of people joined them, people who were not known. previously by them.
The management of the company that owns the condo, received multiple complaints about the noise of the apartment during the night. Police were later called, a man was arrested and charged with intentional harm and disorderly behavior. “From our investigation we can confirm that no Highlanders player caused damage to the apartments. We can also confirm that none confronted the police, “said Clark.
“Our message to the players is very clear: you are always a Highlander and as such we expect good behavior at all times. Now that the matter has been investigated the players involved will be sanctioned by the club and the entire team will be reminded of their responsibilities regarding behavior, “added Clark.”
That said, we are extremely disappointed that some of our players’ antisocial behavior forced guests to endure a disturbed night. As a club, we apologize without reservation to the people involved, “the statement closed.