Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email The three Welsh rugby players attacked by Samoan rugby player Gordon Langkilde after their Rugby World Cup Sevens clash in San Francisco in July are set to receive financial compensation and an apology, with the Samoan also agreeing to walk away from the game for a year. Dressing room colleague Luke Treharne said the incident had left the Wales squad 'shocked.
Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Sonny Bill Williams has apologised after Instagram took down a post of him praying on the pitch.
The New Zealand star had spoken out about the photo, which showed him in prayer with teammate Ofa Tuungafasi before the game against South Africa, being removed from the social media site.
Williams, who is Muslim, said Instagram removed the photo of the duo because it was reported by a third party, then he took to Twitter and Instagram to question why the "simple picture" was taken down. I'm wondering why this was removed from mine and TuungafasiO pages?
Williams accompanied his post along with the original picture he posted and the notice he received from Instagram saying that the content he posted on the social media site "infringes or otherwise violates" the rights of a third party.
What he didn't realise, however, was that it was a copyright issue because Williams had failed to credit Faiz Azizan, who took the photo.
And now he has apologised. I was sent the photo that already had your name cropped out, if I'd known before I posted I would've tagged you As you captured a beautiful moment.
A little bit of Sabr patience goes a long way," Williams said while re-posting the image with a credit. Before the mix-up was made cleared up, fans had supported Williams, with some quick to call out those who reported the post as "bigots".
Nothing wrong in this photo at all.