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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Yep, all good

    1. You have a condition in your contract

    2. The employee violated that condition

    This is a rightful dismissal, so long as the the contract clause was legal. It may not be...
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    Re: Inclusiveness in rugby / Paddy Jackson

    But they are not deciding that. They are deciding that they do not want to be associated with the particular behviour of certain inviduals in the game. The rugby club is perfectly within their rights...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    For those among us who believe that the right to express one's religious views should trump one's responsibility to follow one's employers rules of emplyment, tell us all what your thoughts are about...
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    Re: Inclusiveness in rugby / Paddy Jackson

    Remember the Golden Rule... those who provide the gold, make the rules.
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    Re: Inclusiveness in rugby / Paddy Jackson

    Firstly... not guilty does not mean you are innocent, it means the charges against you couldn't meet the very high threshold of beyond a reasonable doubt.

    The peripheral bad stuff in Jackson and...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    http://www.rugbyrefs.com/showthread.php?21436-Nigel-Owens-on-inclusive-rugby&p=359857&viewfull=1#post359857
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    I linked one earlier for you, you ignored it (as usual).



    Would it surprise you to learn that I was fan of The Caped Crusader (Batman) before I ever heard of "The Crusades". I was a Batman fan...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Which is why I am in favour of ditching the imagery, keeping the name and associating it with something.

    How hard can it be?
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    And I'll bet they wouldn't if it was done properly.



    Why does the name have to be associated with medieval terrorism?

    Let me answer that for you... IT DOESN'T. It already has another...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    I signed it... does that count?



    They might listen to their bottom line, if ticket sales drop off and sponsors put the pressure on. I know of at least one sponsor who says he'll quit if they...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    ...FTFY


    And it won't if the fans have anything to say

    https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/politics-central/head-to-head-should-crusaders-change-their-name-despite-strong-opposition/

    76% oppose...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Why do you thiik they should change the name?
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Like I said, keep the name, change the imagery!



    You think they are silly. Others disagree with you



    We don't need some English professional offense taking busybody telling us what to do.
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    "Saracen" also held the connotation "thief" in the Arab world; this came from the Semitic etymology root word "srq" which means "to rob" or "to steal", and from the Arabic language sāriq a word which...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Bottom line? Neither... its something I don't care about, at all, not one jot. Its history, it happened three quarters of a millennium ago.
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Here's my idea...


    https://www.dropbox.com/s/wddggf8gksekfra/newcrusader.jpg?raw=1

    Keep the name, change the imagery and the meaning
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Is Religiously motivated terrorism special in some way? Is it worse in some way than, say, ideologically motivated terrorism?

    Isn't religion just a form of ideaology anyway?



    Well, never...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    FWIW, this debate is in the General section.




    I'm not getting this (but I was before I updated my Firefox to the latest version)
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Yeah, maybe you don't live in a country where this has just happened!
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Here another another two reasons why you don't change...

    1. If you make these kinds of cosmetic changes, then you have handed the terrorists a win. Their intent is to disrupt your way of life, the...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    I assure you, that the game has no place for drug cheats who continually advocate taking PED's, drunk drivers who continually drive drunk, and wife beaters who brag about how they beat their wives.
    ...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    The latter of course, and I would argue that Rugby Union's inclusiveness policy attempts to encourage all three, and is overall very successful at doing so. However, there is only so much they can...
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    Re: Quick Line out (not quick throw in)

    If there are two players from each team at the LoT, and the non-throwing team are surprised when the throwing team throw the ball in, then they need to do a few things

    1. Read the Law book.
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Folau's brother has walked away from the Tahs now as well. Perhaps that's a good thing - at least it pre-empts any possibility that he will follow his brother's bigoted lead and have to be fired.
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    Re: Quick Line out (not quick throw in)

    Yep. For me, this is the nub.

    If the thrower wants to throw when his opposing hooker is not in position, thats to his own disadvantage. The point of having the opposing hooker stand where he does...
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