14 Nov 2011

Blackadder says Guildford needs their support

7:14 pm on 14 November 2011

The Crusaders rugby coach Todd Blackadder says they will continue to support their player Zac Guildford.

The All Black winger is said to have assaulted two patrons at a bar in Rarotonga over the weekend.

In September, Guildford admitted having a problem with alcohol and agreed to moderate his drinking.

Blackadder says it is obvious what was put in place since hasn't worked and after speaking to Guildford, the 22-year-old now realises he does have a problem.

Blackadder says they're not about to abandon him...