Andy Marinos strongly stigmatized what happened after Australia and England
Andy Marinos, chief executive of Rugby Australia, has condemned and condemned the cheerleader’s gesture that provoked Eddie Jones at the end of the match between Australia and England, calling the England coach a “traitor” and sparking a lively verbal confrontation between the two.
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Marinos called fans’ comments “unacceptable”, adding that they “do not represent rugby’s values”: “We have a zero-tolerance policy for inappropriate behavior like this, and we are working with Venues NSW on appropriate penalties for these people.”
“Rugby is proud of its values of respect and integrity – continued Marinos – as we saw in the players of both teams after the final whistle on Saturday night, after a tough fighting streak.”
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“We expect spectators to uphold these values of respect and integrity when watching rugby matches and we hope the community as a whole,” concluded the Rugby Australia coach.
Eddie Jones was interviewed by the Sydney Morning Herald after the incident, to which the coach responded: “The clowns think they have the right to insult the coaches.”
The coach was subjected to insults and provocations throughout the match, before the verbal clash and then immortalized by other fans’ cameras.
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