AUCKLAND - All Black Julian "The Bus" Savea, who featured in New Zealand's "It's Not OK" campaign against family violence, admitted he has been charged with assault following a domestic incident.
His arrest has again put the spotlight on the off-field behaviour of prominent All Blacks and forced the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) to review whether there is sufficient support available for players.
"My partner and I had an argument. I did some things that are wrong, that I shouldn't have done, and I apologise for that," a tearful Savea, reading from a prepared statement, told a press conference.
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