Police are investigating allegations that Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann and his son, Ruan were involved in a physical altercation with a man at a nightclub on Sunday.
According to the Daily Mail, “relatives of the injured man have claimed that he was ‘beaten up’ and released pictures showing several cuts and grazes on his face and head”.
The incident allegedly took place in the early hours of Sunday morning following Gloucester’s 69-12 win against Zebre. Allegations of the incident followed on social media.
According to the report: “Gloucestershire Constabulary is investigating a report of an incident which happened at the 21 Club in Regent Street, Cheltenham, in the early hours of Sunday morning. No-one has been arrested.”
Johan Ackermann took over as head coach of Gloucester in August after guiding the Lions to successive Super Rugby finals. Ruan, who followed his father to the West Country club, was named English Premiership player of the November.