Mako Vunipola ‘Something pretty bad was said’ – Munster doctor in hot water over alleged remark about Saracens player’s weight

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Mako Vunipola A mass brawl breaks out between the teams during the Heineken Champions Cup Round 4 match between Saracens and Munster Rugby at Allianz Park on December 14, 2019 in Barnet, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
A mass brawl breaks out between the teams during the Heineken Champions Cup Round 4 match between Saracens and Munster Rugby at Allianz Park on December 14, 2019 in Barnet, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Munster’s head of medical Dr Jamie Kearns could find himself in hot water after becoming embroiled in a heated incident during the province’s 15-6 defeat to Saracens this afternoon.

Saracens allege that the medic aimed a derogatory remark at their England and Lions hooker Jamie George early in the second-half, sparking a scuffle on the sideline involving most of the players on the pitch.

A Munster spokesperson said Dr Kearns apologised to George after the game and their understanding is that that is the end of the matter, but Saracens say they are considering further action.

Saracens assistant coach Alex Sanderson said: “I don’t want to point fingers, but it was Munster’s fault. I think their doctor said something derogatory to Jamie George about his weight.”

Sarries director of rugby Mark McCall said the champions would review the incident before choosing any further course of action.

“We need to decide to what we’re going to do before I start speaking about that,” he said.

“From what I know, something pretty bad was said at Jamie. He wouldn’t have

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