Christchurch shootings: Calling off Crusaders game was right decision - News Summed Up

Christchurch shootings: Calling off Crusaders game was right decision


OPINION: Well done, Highlanders, Crusaders and New Zealand Rugby. It's understood that the Chiefs and Hurricanes players' linked-arm gesture at the start of Chiefs v Hurricanes game was driven by the teams' leaders. READ MORE:* Vigils for Christchurch mosque shooting victims held across the country* Christchurch shootings: Bangladesh cricketers' lucky escape from mosque* Christchurch mosque attacks: Your condolences and tributes* Super Rugby: Highlanders v Crusaders match cancelled after Christchurch shootingsIt sent a powerful image of unity around the world and a message of respect to the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attacks. New Zealand Rugby chief rugby officer Nigel Cass told me there was no playbook for the decision but in the end it was an easy decision for both sides, who will share the competition points. HANNAH PETERS/GETTY IMAGES TJ Perenara, right, put rugby into perspective after the Chiefs v Hurricanes game.


Source: Stuff March 16, 2019 03:22 UTC



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