23 hours ago
Off the Wall
Rugby league has a simple choice - if it wants to embrace campaigns that demand women be treated the right way all the time it must have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to NRL players who are found guilty of domestic violence, especially violence against their partners, and violence against women generally. The game has sought to take a lead on an issue which is a much greater problem for society that is generally appreciated. In the past there has been too much waffle and double standards over the issue.
At best he should be forced to give up the bulk of his contact payments. This a grey area the ARLC needs to establish a clear policy on.
The ARLC has made a sound start on this one. It has established a policy it needs to stick to.
And what a welcome change that is!