Saskatchewan Rugby Official Statement from NSRU City Final Incident

The Saskatchewan Rugby Union has been made aware of an incident that took place during the NSRU City Final in Saskatoon. We would like to express that homophobic slurs have no place in the sport of rugby. Our rugby community remains inclusive and safe, and promotes the core values of World Rugby. The Saskatchewan Rugby Union, the North Saskatchewan Rugby Union, and the Badgers Rugby Club condemn this type of behaviour as unacceptable on the field for any of our players, coaches or officials and off the field in our spectator areas as well. Immediate action was taken on site and further investigation into the incident is ongoing and will be resolved in line with the Saskatchewan Rugby Union’s Dispute Resolution Policy.