Alleged racial abuse from Super Rugby crowd overshadows upcoming Culture Round

Du’Plessis Kirifi alleges incident during game against WaratahsHurricanes player apologises for his middle-finger responseWellington Hurricanes loose forward Du’Plessis Kirifi complained of alleged racial abuse from the crowd at Sydney’s Leichhardt Oval during Saturday’s Super Rugby clash against the New South Wales Waratahs.The 25-year-old, whose father is Samoan, raised his middle finger at the crowd after the Hurricanes’ 22-18 win and said it was in reaction to racial slurs. Continue reading...