by Clement Mazilla
“We stopped, listened and agreed. We didn’t do it right with our celebration during International Women’s DayWe apologize.”
This Thursday, March 10, 2022 New Zealand rugby union Make his mistake then clumsy On International Women’s Day (8 March). The folly that was the subject sharp criticism in the country.
Reese and Smith’s appearances cause a stir
To mark the occasion, the All Blacks posted a message on social media on Tuesday. But this post featured mostly male players, surrounded by the women in their lives, with the following message: “We will always be grateful to all the women in our lives who let us play the game we love. Partners, mothers and daughters, doctors, physiotherapists, referees, administrators and fans. We appreciate you every day. . »
The first problem is that no player is honored. Second: Among the players present, All Blacks team Sevo Race And the Aaron Smith They were there. This caused outrage, with Wing convicted of assaulting his girlfriend in 2018, while Smith was embroiled in an infidelity scandal in 2016 (he was caught red-handed in a Christchurch toilet).
New Zealand will host the Women’s Rugby World Cup
Eventually, All Blacks’ social media post was deleted and replaced with this post A letter of apology As Blacks Ferns and Blacks Ferns Sevens are quoted and highlighted: “They inspire people all over the world, not only with what they achieve on the field, but also with the way they represent rugby off the field.”
New Zealand will also host the Women’s Rugby World Cup (October 8 – November 12) this year. NZA concludes: “We are behind you every step of the way.”
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