Commonwealth Games: NI boxing captain Sean McComb involved in nightclub incident

Sean McComb lost in the last 16 of the light welterweight division on Sunday
Sean McComb lost in the last 16 of the light welterweight division on Sunday

Northern Ireland’s boxing captain Sean McComb has been banned from areas of the Gold Coast at the Commonwealth Games after being involved in an incident in a nightclub.

Police said the 25-year-old was issued with an infringement notice for causing public nuisance (violence) after officers were called to a disturbance at a Surfers Paradise nightclub at 02:45 local time.

No-one was injured but McComb is banned from the Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach Safe Night Precincts areas.

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NI Commonwealth Games team chef de mission Robert McVeigh

McComb lost to England’s Luke McCormack in the last 16 of the light-welterweight division on Sunday.

Northern Ireland’s chef de mission Robert McVeigh told BBC Sport NI that McComb had not yet returned to the Games Village.

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