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“For security issue”: they remove rugby players who refused to wear LGTBI colored shirts. Play

Manly Sea Eagles coach Des Hasler revealed on Tuesday that seven rugby players had refused to wear LGBTI colors because of their “cultural and religious beliefs”.

Seven Australian rugby players who refused to wear the rainbow jersey On the occasion of LGTBI pride He was dropped from the match played by his team this Thursday for security reasonsThe club reported

Seven Manly Sea Eagles players who refused to follow the club’s initiative to wear this shirt for their game against the Sydney Roosters today He did not attend the meeting for fear that his presence would incite violent behavior among a section of the public,

,For the safety and well being of the players, the club has decided that it is better not to participate in the match.The club’s acting chief executive Gary Wollman told The Australian newspaper.

Manly Sea Eagles team special jacket Wears color that identifies the LGBTI community around the ad on the sleeves and on the torso,

Minutes before the match, in which the team lost 10–20, club owner Scott Penn announced to Channel 9News that seven players were now ready to wear special shirts for LGTBI pride next season and that Sorry for your decision to say. The problem was not such a big initiative, but Unilateral decision of the club without consulting them,

“I think in some ways they were disappointed that it all went so far without consulting them and we respect that,” Penn said.

The club’s coach Des Hasler revealed on Tuesday that seven players had refused to wear the costumes because of their “cultural and religious beliefs” and that their participation in the meeting was withheld until today, after it was confirmed that they would participate. will not have.

The boycott of seven rugby players sparks controversy in AustraliaWhere the Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese also spoke, remembering the importance of respect “Everyone For Whom They Are” And that “sports is more inclusive”, in statements collected by public network ABC.

Public broadcaster SBS says stocks of the Sydney team’s rainbow-colored jersey sold out via the website in less than 24 hours.

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