Former Ireland and Racing 92 full back Simon Zebo has apologised after taunting Ulster’s Michael Lowry before scoring a try in the Champions Cup.
Zebo waved his finger at Lowry as he ran in Racing’s fifth try in the 76th minute to round off a 44-12 win for the French side in the second round of the competition.
Really sorry to Michael Lowry
Got too excited and I don’t do stuff like that as long as I’ve played.
I wouldn’t like my kids doing that and I’m disappointed in myself ..
Made a mistake, not in the spirit of the game..keep up the great work
— Simon Zebo (@SimonZebo) 20 October 2018
After scoring the try, Zebo was approached by referee Nigel Owens who said: “I don’t think you need to do that, so I suggest you apologise.”
Following the match Zebo took to social media to formerly apologise. The 27-year-old signed for Racing 92 from Munster last year on a three-year deal worth a reported €700,000 a year.
Racing now sit top of Pool 4 and in last year’s competition reached the final in Bilbao, losing 15-12 to Leinster.
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Simon Zebo taunts his opponent as he scores 👈
Nigel Owens isn’t impressed 😡
Simon Zebo apologises 🙏
Great refereeing @Nigelrefowens! pic.twitter.com/OoPjDJ2jLA
— Watch the Heineken Champions Cup on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) 20 October 2018