respect round, pride round, Manly Sea Eagles rainbow jersey saga, coaches survey

NRL coaches do not support the proposed introduction of an annual Pride Round, according to an anonymous survey. The Daily Telegraph on Wednesday published its coaches survey results with more than 20 coaches and assistant coaches responding to the biggest issues the game is facing. Watch the new look NRL Pre-Season exclusive to Fox League … Read more

MVP race, Xavier Cooks, Mitch Creek, Bryce Cotton, pride jersey, Cairns Taipans, reaction, finals, playoffs

There’s just eight games left in the NBL regular season and still seven teams with a chance to reach the playoffs and just three teams guaranteed to be there while the MVP race between Xavier Cooks, Mitch Creek and Bryce Cotton reaches fever pitch. Cooks, Creek and Cotton all delivered MVP level performances across Round … Read more

First-ever BCHL Pride Night held in Coquitlam, B.C. – BC

A major milestone was reached Friday night as the first-ever British Columbia Hockey League Pride Night was held in Coquitlam. More than 900 fans were in attendance, showing their support for the event and the Coquitlam Express, team officials said. The Coquitlam Express sent their fans home happy with a decisive victory over the Cowichan … Read more

Pride Round, news, results, scores, Cairns Taipans

The drama never stops in the NBL as the playoff race heats up with the second last round of the season already underway with the South East Melbourne Phoenix getting an important win, the Cairns Taipans losing their superstar again and unfortunately the wrong focus coming on Pride Round. There remains seven teams locked in … Read more

Scottish Rugby Union board banned transgender women from competing in contact rugby in the female category of the sport, inclusion, pride, team news, injuries, scores.

The Scottish Rugby Union board banned transgender women from competing in contact rugby in the female category of the sport on Tuesday. The English, Irish and Welsh rugby unions had already opted to allow only people born as women to feature in the female version of the game. Scotland’s rugby chiefs had come in for … Read more

Pride Round, Manly Sea Eagles pride jersey saga, Cronulla Sharks, Toby Rudolf, LGBTQIA+ community, news, Peter V’landys

Sharks enforcer Toby Rudolf has encouraged the NRL to introduce a pride round — and revealed the “powerful” messages he received after he threw his support behind the LGBTQIA+ community. The 26-year-old was one of the loudest voices in championing for the marginalised community during the wake of the pride jersey saga in 2022. Seven … Read more

Flyers’ John Tortorella defends Ivan Provorov’s Pride boycott

PHILADELPHIA — Flyers coach John Tortorella defended Russian defenseman Ivan Provorov‘s decision to cite religious beliefs as his reason to boycott the team’s pregame Pride celebration. “Provy did nothing wrong,” Tortorella said Thursday. “Just because you don’t agree with his decision doesn’t mean he did anything wrong.” Before Tuesday’s game against the Anaheim Ducks, 26-year-old … Read more

Players can decide what causes to support after Provorov opts out of Pride night: NHL

An executive with an LGBTQ advocacy group says he doesn’t want the actions of Ivan Provorov to overshadow all the good that’s happening in hockey. Provorov didn’t warm up with his Flyers teammates on Tuesday night ahead of Philadelphia’s game against the Anaheim Ducks. The Flyers wore Pride-themed jerseys and used sticks wrapped in rainbow-coloured … Read more

Philadelphia Flyers’ Ivan Provorov refuses to wear LGBTQ+ Pride Night jersey, cites religious beliefs

Ivan Provorov talks with media after not participating in pregame warm-ups on Pride Night Ivan Provorov talks with media after not participating in pregame warm-ups on Pride Night 02:41 Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov did not participate in the team’s LGBTQ+ Pride Night festivities Tuesday night — which included wearing a rainbow-themed warmup jersey prior … Read more