NZ Police: Trouble Came From Irish Rugby Supporters Who “Demonstrated They Can’t Handle Alcohol”

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“We’ve got our own drinking culture in New Zealand which we’re trying to sort out and if that’s a representation of what they do in their own country they’ve got big problems over there. I think they just have to understand .. if they’re in Rome do as the Romans do. We don’t drink to a point where we fall over so much in our country.”

Senior Sergeant Scott Banfield, head of Christchurch’s team policing unit

Police Disappointed With Drunk Rugby Fans (Stuff.co.nz)

Prompting this response from ‘The Irish in New Zealand’:

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Thanks Eoin Darby and Edward Gash

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