Scarlets launch investigation into racist chants during clash with La Rochelle

Scarlets launch investigation into racist chants during clash with La Rochelle
LeighHalfpenny celebrates Scarlets win over La Rochelle on Good Friday.

Scarlets have launched an investigation into claims of racist chanting during their Champions Cup quarter-final win over La Rochelle.

Allegations of racist abuse aimed at La Rochelle players surfaced on social media after the Scarlets' 29-17 win on Good Friday.

And the Scarlets have confirmed they will now look into the matter.

"We have a proud history of being a family club and events such as this are completely unacceptable," said a Scarlets spokesperson.

"An investigation will be undertaken to understand the full facts and background of the incident before commenting further."

- PA

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