Monday, June 5, 2023

Rugby players who refused LGTBIQ shirts were removed from the match for safety

seven rugby players Australians who refused to wear rainbow T-shirts for LGBTIQ pride The club reported that he was dropped from a match played by his team this Thursday for security reasons.

seven players Manly Sea Eagles who refused to follow the club’s initiative to wear this shirt to their match The Sydney Roosters did not attend the meeting for fear that their presence would incite violent behavior in a section of the public.

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

The team’s special jersey features LGBTIQ-identifying colors on the sleeves and around the torso ad.

Minutes before the match, in which the team lost 10-20, club owner Scott Penn told Chanel. 9news that seven players Now they are ready to wear special shirts for LGTBIQ Pride next season and He waived his decision stating that the problem was not so much initiative but a unilateral decision of the club without consulting it.

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

Club manager Des Hasler revealed on Tuesday that seven players had refused to wear the apparel. Because of their “cultural and religious beliefs” and their participation in the meeting, they were in suspense until it was confirmed that they would not attend.

The boycott of seven rugby players caused controversy in Australia, even as the Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese Speaks Out Recalling the Importance of Respecting “Everyone for Who They Are” and that “sport is more inclusive”, in statements collected by the public channel abc,

Stocks of the Sydney team’s rainbow-colored jersey went on sale in less than 24 hours via the website, Public Series notes. sbs,

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