Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Diamond Says Matter over Row Is 'Closed'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Diamond Says Matter over Row Is 'Closed'

Article excerpt

SALE director of rugby Steve Diamond has drawn a line under his post-match confrontation with a journalist at the weekend.

Diamond will avoid a Rugby Football Union investigation into an angry row which took place after the Sharks' victory at Gloucester on Saturday after the journalist involved, Sam Peters, opted against making an official complaint.

Diamond did not want to be drawn on the issue yesterday and said his focus was purely on Friday's home match against Premiership champions Saracens. Asked if he considered the matter closed, Diamond said: "Yeah, closed. We move on. We think of Saracens."

Diamond Rugby an " Video and audio of the confrontation had circulated online, with Diamond asking to speak to Peters 'outside' and allegedly grabbing his dictaphone during a heated verbal dispute. …

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