All Black flanker charged with assault

All Black flanker charged with assault

Highlanders and All Black flanker Shannon Frizell has been charged with assault, according to a report in 


The 27 year-old, who is included in the All Black squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship, appeared in court on the charge after an incident which occurred on 9 May this year. He faces two charges of assaulting a woman and one of common assault.


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The case has been adjourned until September. 


Outside the court, Frizell said: 


“I will try to do everything I can to restore people’s faith in me. 


“I already have put a plan in place with counsellors to help me address areas I want to work on.” 


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