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Australian Rugby League boss Peter V’landys ‘ashamed’ by racism targeted at Indigenous players – ABC News

Months before sports around the world embraced the Black Lives Matter movement, Indigenous leaders in the NRL sat down with league bosses for a meeting that left Peter V’landys “ashamed and disappointed”.

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The Black Lives Matter movement has shone a light on racism around the world, but Indigenous NRL players were taking action of their own months before worldwide protests erupted.
Key points:

  • ARLC boss Peter V’Landys says rugby league “has made a lot of mistakes” in the way it has looked after Indigenous communities
  • V’Landys says he admired the support Latrell Mitchell received from Indigenous players across the NRL
  • Souths’ Cody Walker says supporting movements like Blac…

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