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Zebo issues remorseful public apology


Racing's Zebo issues remorseful public apology as he 'wouldn't want his kids doing that'

Ex-Munster and Irish fullback-wing Simon Zebo has taken to Twitter to issue a public apology to fullback Michael Lowry after taunting him during the act of scoring a try in Racing’s 44-12 win over Ulster.

The in-form Zebo received a telling-off by referee Nigel Owens after the try for the disrespectful display, to which Zebo apologised live.

Zebo’s remorse has extended to post-match, as he has since gone a step further to publicly apologise to Ulster’s fullback through his social media account, explaining he ‘got too excited’ and has ‘made a mistake’. He stated he would not be happy to see his own kids behave like that and has disappointed himself.

The display of showboating also caught the eye of many watching the game, who were quick to disapprove of Zebo’s actions.

Whilst others were quick to jump to his defence, pointing out that it isn’t the first time an Irish superstar has been involved in an on-field exchange.

Aside from the antics, Zebo has hit a rich vein of form this year at Racing, where he has notched seven tries in eight appearances across the Top 14 and Champions Cup, however, due to playing in France outside of Ireland’s Pro14 clubs he is currently unable to be picked in Joe Schmidt’s national team on policy.

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Racing's Zebo issues remorseful public apology as he 'wouldn't want his kids doing that'