NRL players urged to follow Latrell Mitchell's lead on racism

13 August 2019 06:28
Roosters player calls out abuse on social mediaTeammates ‘proud’ of Mitchell’s response to slurSydney Roosters skipper Boyd Cordner has called on other players to follow Latrell Mitchell’s leadership in calling out racist online trolling. Cordner on Tuesday admitted he was shocked by an online slur made against Mitchell, which was shared by the star centre to expose the alleged offender.“I’ve got to take my hat off to [Mitchell] . he set a precedent there,” Cordner said. “It sometimes can be an uncomfortable thing to talk about but we need to talk about it and stand up against it. That has to be the way forward with players and everyone. They have to start calling it out if they see it.” Related: NRL revolutionary Robbie Farah was ahead of his time | Nick Tedeschi Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian