England international Danny Cipriani has been charged by authorities in the English Channel island of Jersey over an incident at a nightclub.

The first-five's club side, Gloucester, says the incident happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

The statement says Cipriani was arrested and is due to appear at Jersey Magistrates Court on Thursday morning UKT, but did not provide details of the incident.

"Gloucester Rugby are aware of an incident involving Danny Cipriani in the early hours of Wednesday morning following an incident at a St Helier nightclub," the statement read.

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"He will appear at Jersey Magistrates Court at 10am tomorrow [Thursday] morning.

"The club will be issuing no further comment at this time but will make a further announcement in due course."