Latrell Mitchell Abuse Shows Australia Still Uncomfortable With Indigenous Voices: Trent Robinson
Rabbitoh’s teammates and Penrith opponents rushed to support Mitchell when the incident occurred as players were walking up the tunnel at PointsBet Stadium.
South’s hooker Damien Cook fears repeated racial abuse could one day force Mitchell into early retirement, but Robinson believes the 25-year-old is “too strong for it”.
Mitchell has close ties with Robinson and the Roosters, having won two Premierships at Moore Park before moving to South Sydney, where he was the catalyst for several flashpoints in the game’s biggest rivalry.
“It’s important for us to apologize to Latrell from the Roosters, even if it’s not direct [the club]indirectly, one of our fans who supports us did it,” Robinson said of the alleged perpetrator.
“That’s not how we want to act as Roosters, and whether we like it or not, they wore our colors.
“And we have to accept that, but that doesn’t mean they’re a rooster.
“If you want to act like that and abuse people and do it in a racist way, then we’re not what we don’t want to be and we need to get better.”
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