Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Arrest of Player Disappoints Coach

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Arrest of Player Disappoints Coach

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Byline: Trinette Stevens Morning Bulletin

CAPRAS coach Kim Williams painted the picture of a very disappointed man yesterday after news spread of the arrest of one of his players.

"Several" players are the subject of a police investigation after an incident at about 3.30am Sunday morning, when a 21-year-old unnamed player was arrested and taken to the watch house where he was charged with public nuisance and obstructing police.

Police allege the man became aggressive after officers approached him outside a nightclub, understood to be The Zodiac, and asked him for ID.

During a press conference yesterday, Mr Williams said he had major concerns over the incident.

"Disappointed is the word that immediately comes to mind for me," he said.

"I have talked about giving people opportunities and here is an example of guys being given opportunities and not appreciating them."

Capras Operations Manager Brendan Bowers denied any discipline problems within the club, instead placing the blame squarely on the shoulders of individuals. …

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