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    Quote Originally Posted by shasta View Post
    The Banjo Players reckon the Blues don't have pride in the jumper. Apparently Manly have too much.

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    The following sins are allowed to be promoted:

    Gambling
    Alcoholism
    Working on the Sabbath
    Tattoo's

    But a rainbow on a jersey is too far!

    Just more lunatics that pick and choose which parts of a 2000 year old book based on an imaginary character they want to listen to and parts that they don't.

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    There's no law against hypocrisy. If the NRL used a little common sense they would simply allow those players to wear regular strip. Problem solved. The only people being hurt here are 9, Fox, and people who bought tickets or subscriptions. Stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jargan83 View Post
    The following sins are allowed to be promoted:

    Gambling
    Alcoholism
    Working on the Sabbath
    Tattoo's

    But a rainbow on a jersey is too far!
    for once on this topic, I agree with you Jargs.

    That being said, forcing somebody to go against their religious beliefs without any sort of consultation is fraught with danger. There is a discrimination law that will support the players stance. That law also supports the rights of LGBQTI+ people to not be discriminated against, I'm pretty confident that forcing players to wear a jumper that is against their religious beliefs is in breach of that law, just like it is a breach of that law to force a gay guy to wear a tee shirt that says homosexuality is wrong.

    We don't have to agree with their beliefs, nor with which parts of their text they uphold and which parts they don't but we are required to respect their beliefs. (However I believe it ISN'T defamation to point out the hypocrisy)

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    God may well be pissed off by being described by some of his flock as being anti gay,lol

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    Well the Faithful have turned out in numbers to try and get the Manly Reggie's home. Never thought I'd say this; Go Manly!!!
    We'll even get a squizz at Bozo #3.

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    How good was Bozo #3, might as well start building his grandstand too

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    Quote Originally Posted by The InnFORCEr View Post
    How good was Bozo #3, might as well start building his grandstand too
    Pretty impressive that in his first game he took on the big dog and not only held his own but rattled him. Be intesting to know what JWH carried on with after the siren.

    Dunno who got MOM but it should have gone to Jake Turbo or Foran.

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    You never see RL as a main story on WA Today, unless it's just another case of Mungos behaving badly. Or a Pommy 2nd Division player suffering an exploding ball-bag.

    Poor bugger. Good news is; it looks like his rig will still operate, which gave his "relieved" girlfriend a big . Maybe he should invest in an "athletic support" to help preserve his remaining assets, as he intends to soldier on.

    https://www.watoday.com.au/sport/nrl...01-p5b6df.html

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    Or keep playing the same as he does now and his girlfriend can ACTUALLY keep them in her handbag

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    Now there's something you don't see every day in the Mungos (the law is adjudicated more sensibly); Gutho penalised for a deliberate knock down. But if it was illegal it probably needed a YC as well.

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