The expilar, who additionally represented the Wallabies, in contrast the establishment to the Spanish Inquisition for the sanctions on Matera, Petti and Socino after their previous xenophobic posts that went viral.
The Pumagate continues including chapters and gasoline to the fireplace. The probation (attending six hours of a course and recording movies in opposition to discrimination) with which the Argentine Rugby Union penalized Pablo Matera, Guido Petti and Santiago Socino, authors of the xenophobic tweets eight years in the past, not solely prompted the trio to complain publicly by their legal professionals, however now a former Puma has joined. Enrique Topo Rodríguez, a well known distinguished pillar within the scrum who later performed for the Australian nationwide group, wrote a letter that he despatched to social networks demanding the resignation of the UAR management, earlier than they’re displaced by the “provinces”.
The previous ahead additionally said that “I put at your disposal (I return) my Cap acquired from the UAR a number of years in the past, in recognition of getting performed in Los Pumas (1978-1983). This act of mine, excessive, is my REPUDIO TOTAL to your anarchic and tyrannical management, which betrays all human ideas and values and of a Democratic Rugby! “.
The “caps” are hats that distinguish the gamers from the worldwide groups.
That is Rodríguez’s letter, who performed from 78 to 83 within the nationwide group, in addition to he unfold it on his Fb account.
ARGENTINE RUGBY GOES BACK 542 years with a single ‘stroke’ of its Board.
The Spanish Inquisition was established in 1478 by the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinando II of Aragon and Isabel I of Castile.
Effectively, a couple of minutes in the past I acquired a Supplementary clarification, The Inquisition began in Languedoc, France in 1184. So this memory ‘UAR’ is 836 years previous!
And as if this weren’t sufficient … In 2020 the UAR types a “Dictatorial Court docket Martial” to ‘execute’ the previous Captain of the Nationwide Group and two different gamers, for actions of 8 years in the past ??? Who has given you these rights ???
DOES IT GIVE THEM SO MUCH ENVY THAT HE AND HIS COMPANIONS HAVE BEAT THE ALL BLACKS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 150 YEARS ??? – Your political energy is thus diminished ???
These details (the UAR perspective and sanction) are greater than alarming! They’re an indication of ‘retrogradismo’ of a folks and establishments, which attain the manager department of the Argentine Republic.
The GENUFLEXA PRESS, dominated by acolytes of the Authorities of the day, haven’t any forgiveness!
A minority of Argentines (not rugby gamers !!!), is tacitly ‘reacting’ badly as a consequence of a Political-Social-Financial conjuncture, with a particularly unfair, harsh and insupportable hand.
Gents of the UAR, I solely remind you … “He who sows discord will reap tempests” – Your actions are embarrassing and a world disgrace. I put at your disposal (I return) the Cap acquired by UAR, for having performed within the Pumas (1978-1983). This excessive act is my TOTAL REPUDE to your anarchic and tyrannical management, which betrays all of the ideas and values of a Democratic Rugby!
You will have renounced your obligations while you have been DEMOCRATICALLY elected by the delegates of the ARGENTINE PROVINCES.
The time has come for EVERYONE to RESIGN their positions of ‘privilege’ earlier than all of the Argentine Provinces (together with BsAs) stand up and transfer them from their comfy armchairs. Ahhh, remember to apologize to your golf equipment that you’re speculated to symbolize.
Enrique TOPO Rodríguez
Wallaby Captain 1987