How religion is poisoning New Zealand Rugby

Religion and overt expressions of it have crept into Rugby in New Zealand says Gregor Paul.

It is common now, almost a show in itself for players to have wrist bands covered in religious iconography.

The cross, albeit badly drawn with marker pen, is worn across Super Rugby on any given weekend. Some players, when they score, clasp their hands in a praying motion, look to the heavens and give thanks. Read more

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