Port Adelaide star charged with assault after incident outside nightclub

Port Adelaide player Paddy Ryder has been charged with assault following an incident outside an Adelaide nightclub.

Police say the ruckman was involved in an incident with his younger brother and cousin outside the club in Hindley Street early on Sunday morning.

Following the incident Ryder was charged with an assault and hindering police.


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“Ryder met with club officials this morning to express his disappointment and regret for involving himself in an incident which primarily concerned his brother,” a Port Adelaide statement said.

“Given this is a police matter, Ryder and the club will not be making any further comment until after the court hearing.”

He was released on bail by the police to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on November 15.