RICHMOND gun Shai Bolton will require surgery on a fractured wrist and miss 2-3 AFL games after he was involved in a nightclub fight.
The Tigers confirmed Bolton and teammate Daniel Rioli were involved in an altercation at the weekend, which started when Rioli’s girlfriend was “subjected to inappropriate behaviour” from a fellow nightclub patron.
“Richmond players Daniel Rioli and Shai Bolton were involved in an incident at a nightclub over the weekend,” Richmond said in a statement.
“An altercation took place after Rioli’s girlfriend was subjected to inappropriate behaviour.
“Rioli was punched after confronting the patron and suffered a cut under his eye that required two stitches.
“Bolton became involved in the ensuing altercation and sustained a fractured wrist that will require surgery. He will be sidelined for the next two to three weeks.”
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