New Zealand Rugby Federation prepares report on abuses against women’s team
The investigation began after a player complained to the coach
Federation Rugby New Zealand condemned in a statement Series of abuses against the women’s team It contains Physical criticism and culturally insensitive conceptsPerformed against the Maori and Pacific Islanders of their women’s team.
Report on culture and issues High performance and leadership In the “All Ferns” selection, it arose as a result of the condemnation of player Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate on Instagram last year. Coach Glenn Moore He is said to have made inappropriate comments.
Report, included 26 SuggestionsDe Kura’s concerns were shared by other players of Maori descent or by players from the Pacific Islands, the 1998 world champions “1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2017”.
They experienced similar behavior By various members of the administration (From ‘admiration’, ‘information’ and cultural insensitivity) or they have seen it in person or been told about it at the same time. ”
Following the release of the report, New Zealand Rugby CEO Mark Robinson said his federation had already received the document and fully reviewed it and was working to implement the panel’s recommendations.
“Let no one doubt our commitment to the advancement of women’s rugby In this country. This statement shows that we did not do everything right, and we apologize for not giving our people all the tools to succeed, “Robinson said in a statement.
Robinson pointed out that a number of changes have been implemented since De Cura’s complaint, including the announcement last week that Wayne Smith joins manager Glenn Moore as head coach.
31 page report Based on interviews with 52 players, Management and staff associated with the group noted that 50 percent of the “Black Ferns” athletes were Maori and 25 percent were Pacific islanders.
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