Canberra Raiders Cup: Yass rugby league spectator banned for 5.5 years for homophobic referee abuse

David Polkinghorne
By David Polkinghorne
Updated June 28 2022 - 4:24am, first published June 27 2022 - 9:00am
Match officials as well as officials from Yass Magpies moved swiftly to remove a fan from the ground after homophobic abuse directed towards a touch judge. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Canberra Region Rugby League has sent a clear message homophobic abuse will not be tolerated, banning a spectator for five-and-a-half years.

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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Sports journo

Covering the Raiders, Cavalry, cycling and racing, plus everything else that involves sport in the ACT, for The Canberra Times. Basically I love sport and watching it is a full-time job. Email: david.polkinghorne@canberratimes.com.au

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