“Something Pretty Bad Was Said At Jamie” – Saracens Considering Munster Complaint


Saracens are considering making an official complaint against Munster after hooker Jamie George was the target of a “horrible” insult by one of the Irish province’s medics at Allianz Park.

Director of rugby Mark McCall confirmed that George was the victim of a verbal assault by Dr Jamie Kearns, the Irish province’s chief medic, with a number of reports alleging he called the England international “fat c*nt.”

Saracens assistant coach Alex Sanderson alleged during a pitchside interview with BT Sport that Dr Kearns “said something derogatory to Jamie George about his weight” and McCall condemned the visitors’ medic.

“Clearly this shouldn’t happen, we all know that. I don’t think what was said to Jamie was good at all. It started a 30-man brawl,” McCall said.

“Owen Farrell got penalised for running into the melee but from what I saw 29 other people ran into it!

“It was a strange penalty to give and it was instigated by a member of their staff who said something horrible to one of our players.

“Something pretty bad was said at Jamie. He wouldn’t have reacted the way he reacted otherwise. We’ll take our time to decide whether we do anything.”

Meanwhile, Munster head coach Johann van Graan declined to go into to much detail.

“I don’t know what happened there. There were a lot of people involved which wasn’t nice to see,” Van Graan said.

“We will look into that, I won’t speculate on it. So many things happen in a game of rugby. You don’t want to see a fight.”

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