Crusaders ‘strongly refute’ allegations of homophobic behaviour

FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Super Rugby Final - Crusaders vs Lions - AMI Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand - August 4, 2018 - Sam Whitelock of the Canterbury Crusaders holds the trophy as he celebrates with team mates after they defeated South Africa's Lions. REUTERS/Stringer

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The Canterbury Crusaders on Monday denied allegations on social media that some of the team’s players had exhibited homophobic behaviour during an altercation at a fast food restaurant in Cape Town over the weekend. The players were accused of “physically intimidating behaviour … making homophobic slurs and adopting high pitched voices” in […]

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