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http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43614179

The Scarlets are to investigate claims of racist chants and behaviour during their Champions Cup quarter-final win.

Following the Welsh region's 29-17 win over La Rochelle, claims of racist behaviour from fans were made online.

"An investigation will be undertaken to understand the full facts and background of the incident before commenting further," said the Scarlets.

"We have a proud history of being a family club and events such as this are completely unacceptable."

The club added: "The vast majority of the 15,500 sell-out crowd at Parc y Scarlets for the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final enjoyed a wonderful family-friendly occasion."

The Scarlets are into their first Champions Cup semi-final since 2007.

An European Professional Club Rugby spokesman said: "EPCR is working with Scarlets in order to establish the facts of the case reported from Friday's quarter-final and won't be making any further comment at this stage."


Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:57 am
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Most unbecoming of rugby supporters. :dontknow:
We must have had some Wendy Ball supporters in the crowd. :D


Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:29 am
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You'll always get a few dick heads in a large crowd, this sort of thing is nothing compared to what it used to be like, I'm talking about football really not rugby.


Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:10 pm
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Embarrassing. If I heard racial abuse during a game, either I would have to leave or the abuser would have to leave. There would be no room in the same stadium for both of us. :angry4:

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Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:42 pm
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Post Re: Scarlets: Welsh region to investigate allegations of racist
When I was a lad in the 70’s our cousins came to stay with us. They were brown as my uncle was from South Africa. The local kids made monkey noises when we played down at the local field. I hated it and have never forgotten it.

I hope the Scarlets take this seriously and find out which scumbags did this and ban them for life. In this day and age it’s totally inexcusable. In reality it should always have been unacceptable anyway.


Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:51 pm
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It might be that a few lads who normally spend their lives watching the soccer at Stebo might be part of the problem.

If that is the case, I'd be saddened but almost relieved.

If I'm totally wrong then I apologise in advance to Alan Evans and co.


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It's a sad state of affairs. Hopefully it's nothing but some idiot did slag off the great Jonah Lomu way back when he was at Cardiff. I still remember his shocked face after receiving that abuse. Embarrassing, shameful and disgraceful isn't even close. I hope they get the perpetrators and ban them.

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Who was the target of this abuse ?


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JOHNWALES wrote:
Who was the target of this abuse ?


Look closely at the press reports.


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