April 22, 2024

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The abuse of the New Zealand women’s rugby team was exposed

The New Zealand Rugby Association’s report exposed a series of abuses, including support, solitary confinement, criticism of the body, and culturally insensitive comments., Performed against players Maori and Pacific Islanders from their women’s team.

A report on culture and issues such as high performance and leadership in the “All Ferns” exam released this Monday, This came after coach Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate posted on Instagram last year that coach Glenn Moore had made inappropriate comments.

As pointed out in that report which contains 26 recommendations De Kura’s concerns were shared by other players of Maori descent Or from the Pacific Islands, the 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2017 world champions “Black Ferns”.

They “experienced similar behavior from various members of management (From ‘admiration’, ‘lack of communication’ and cultural insensitivity) They have seen it in person or have been told about it at the same time“, According to the text.

After the release of the report, CEO of New Zealand RugbyMark Robinson, He revealed that his federation has already received the document and fully examined it It will work to implement the committee’s recommendations.

Let no one doubt our commitment to the advancement of the game of women’s rugby in this country. This report shows that We did not do everything right and apologize for not giving our people all the tools to succeedRobinson said in a statement.

Robinson pointed out Following De Cura’s complaint, several changes have been implemented, such as last week’s announcement that Wayne Smith will join as technical coach. Coach Glenn Moore should help.

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Report31 pages, Based on interviews with 52 playersMembers of management and staff involved in the examination, He emphasized that 50 percent of “Black Ferns” athletes were Maori and 25 percent were from the Pacific Islands..