The Wallabies have ruled out kneeling during the national anthem in the third Bledisloe Test against the All Blacks on 31 October after a unanimous vote by the players.
Gary Ella has criticised ex-teammate Nick Farr-Jones following the latter’s controversial comments about the Wallabies’ support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Nick Farr-Jones says the Wallabies shouldn’t kneel in support of the ‘divisive’ Black Lives Matter movement because ‘Australia doesn’t have issues in relation to race discrimination’.
In this powerful clip, former England international Ugo Monye and current players Maro Itoje and Ellis Genge open up on their experiences of racism.
Controversial former Wallaby Israel Folau has drawn criticism for refusing to take a knee in the lead-up to Sunday’s Super League opener between the Catalans Dragons and St Helens at Headingley.
Wilbur Kraak, spokesman for a rugby group who have united behind the Black Lives Matter movement, says there are many black coaches who are ready to take the next step in their careers.
Peter de Villiers has added his voice to the conversation around the Black Lives Matter movement by releasing an in-depth short story about his time as Springbok coach.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has thrown his support behind Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, following the latter’s release of a heartfelt video in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Wilbur Kraak, spokesman for a group of rugby players and coaches who have united behind the Black Lives Matter movement, chats to editor Craig Lewis about the fight for equal opportunities.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux says black players and coaches should be given a platform to tell their stories and everyone else should make greater effort to hear what is being said.