Danny Cipriani arrested after night club incident in Jersey, charged with assault

Danny Cipriani joined Gloucester from Wasps earlier this summer

Danny Cipriani joined Gloucester from Wasps earlier this summer

England and Gloucester's Danny Cipriani will appear at Jersey Magistrates Court on Thursday morning after being arrested by police following a "nightclub incident" in Jersey.

The fly-half's club side, Gloucester, says the incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

A States of Jersey Police spokesman said Cipriani was charged on Wednesday afternoon with "common assault, larceny, assault on police, resisting arrest and being disorderly on licensed premises".

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He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Jersey Magistrates' Court on Thursday morning, police said.

Cipriani moved from Wasps to Gloucester past year and had recently managed to get himself back into the English global picture.

The former Sale and Wasps star had been expected to make his first appearance for Gloucester in a pre-season friendly against Ulster on Saturday.

Gloucester are now in Jersey as part of a pre-season tour, with Cipriani joining the team over the summer from Wasps.

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