Sunday 16 December 2018

'Shameful to our game' - Connacht's John Muldoon slams rugby app partly owned by Brian O'Driscoll for Bundee Aki tweet

Connacht's John Muldoon slams rugby app partly owned by Brian O'Driscoll for Bundee Aki tweet
Connacht's John Muldoon slams rugby app partly owned by Brian O'Driscoll for Bundee Aki tweet

Connacht captain John Muldoon has slammed a rugby app, partly owned by Brian O'Driscoll, for a post on social media about newly-qualified Ireland player Bundee Aki.

Ultimate Rugby, an app that O'Driscoll has a 45% share in, yesterday shared a picture of Aki with the question: 'On a scale of CJ Stander to Guinness, how Irish is Bundee Aki?' The app also encouraged users to 'tag a mate who also thinks they're Irish'.

Muldoon expressed his anger on Twitter when he wrote: "Iv never in my life regretting spending €10 more than I have  signing up to this app- shameful to our game @ultimaterugby."

The post has since been deleted but not before it was heavily criticised online.

Aki recently qualified for Ireland under World Rugby's three-year residency rule and is likely to make his debut in this month's clashes with South Africa, Fiji and Argentina.

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