Sunday , June 26 2022

XV & # 39; France: "The rugby should support" the fight against homophobia, says Brunel


Marcoussis (France) – The Rugby "must" support the fight against homophobia, he said Thursday French coach Jacques Brunel this, the team will wear Saturday against Fiji rainbow laces in support to Gareth Thomas, the former international victim & # 39; & # 39 Wales; considered homophobic attack.

The versatile three old quarters'called on all nations with respect to & # 39; last act it. I believe that rugby should support this cause"Brunel said on the sidelines of the announcement of the composition of his team against FIJIAN.

"It will show a lack of & # 39; Our total agreement with & # 39; these behaviors"Brunel added, stressing that the French are"first"Who responded to the call of & # 39; Thomas.

Selected 100 times in the team & # 39; Wales and twice captain of the British and Irish Lions team, Gareth Thomas, 44, announced Sunday he was the victim & # 39; homophobic attack at & # 39; & # 39 by Cardiff; video that he hopes "positive".

It seems a bruise on the left side of the face and skull.

Gareth Thomas retired in 2011 and has since made a campaign for the rights of & # 39; homosexuals.

The issue & # 39; acceptance & # 39; Homosexuality in rugby created in the spring, when Folau of & # 39; Australian Israel remained true to his federation by saying that gays were destined to comehellThe team mate David Pocock, gay marriage activist, disagreed with the back but said that waqqafhomx to play together.

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