New Zealand scrum-half Aaron Smith issues tearful apology after toilet encounter
Aaron Smith has issued a tearful apology for the airport toilet encounter that has been condemned as embarrassing by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.
Smith, widely considered the game's best player on current form, has been suspended for one match after entering a disabled bathroom at Christchurch Airport with a woman described as a "lady friend".
The incident took place after the 41-13 Rugby Championship victory over South Africa on September 17 and at the time Smith, who has a partner, was dressed in All Blacks travel attire.
Speaking from a hotel in Durban where the squad... read more
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