Wales player injured in ‘shocking assault’ by Samoan Player in 7sRWC

Samoan 7s player Gordon Langkilde has been suspending with police investigating the tunnel clash

Samoan 7s player, Gordon Langkilde, has been arrested after a disagreement with Welsh player Tom Williams.This left Tom Williams with broken facial bones and two other players injured. Samoan

The incident occurred in the tunnel after Wales’ Rugby World Cup Sevens win over Samoa on 22 July in the United States.

San Francisco Police confirmed Langkilde had been arrested “on the charges of Aggravated Assault (felony) and Battery Causing Serious Bodily Injury”.

The WRU also confirmed Williams’ injuries.

Langkilde was booked into San Francisco County Jail, a police statement confirmed. It has also been confirmed that an “active and ongoing investigation” has taken place.

The police statement issued confirmed reports three Wales players were hurt during the tournament but says Langkilde is accused of assaulting two players.

The incident took place in a tunnel leading from the playing field to the locker room area.

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One thought on “Wales player injured in ‘shocking assault’ by Samoan Player in 7sRWC

  1. Lack of Proffecionalism from the Samoan player. Bad loser and ill disciplined. The question is what will the Samoa rugby do?

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