Tom Curry has spoken on the alleged racial slur from Bongi Mbonambi during the Rugby World Cup for the first time.
The incident occurred during South Africa’s semi-final clash with England where Curry claimed that Mbonambi called him a ‘white c***’ during the first half.
World Rugby has since reviewed the incident but dismissed it due to ‘insufficient evidence’.
Mbonambi denied all allegations insisting that it was a misunderstanding and that it was an Afrikaans word that Curry did not understand.
Speaking to the Daily Mail, the England flanker stated that ‘there’s no misunderstanding from my part.’
“I heard what I heard,” he said.
“For me, on both occasions, the ball was out of play. Me and Bongi were talking and there’s no misunderstanding from my part. I went to the referee straight away. I heard what I heard. That’s all I really want to say about it and I won’t really be talking about it again.
“It was tough for my family, my girlfriend and my brother. It was a tough experience but it is what it is. The investigation’s been done and that’s all I want to say about it.”