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Posted by RLPA

August 14, 2020

Statement – Alleged Racial Abuse

Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) CEO, Clint Newton, has released the following statement regarding allegations of racial abuse by spectators during tonight’s match between Penrith and the Warriors.

“We commend the NRL for acting swiftly and launching an investigation concerning allegations of racial abuse by fans,” Newton said.

“No one should ever be subjected to racial vilification and we will continue to stand in solidarity with our members and the NRL with the aim of permanently eliminating any behaviour of this nature.

“We will work with the NRL and the Club to ensure the relevant support is available to players.”

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