Fierce backlash as scores of negative comments are left on women's rugby post announcing postponement of Six Nations
By Rugby Onslaught

Fierce backlash as scores of negative comments are left on women’s rugby post announcing postponement of Six Nations

There has been fierce backlash online after a post on women’s rugby concerning the postponed Six Nations drew a number of negative responses from followers.

Earlier this week it was announced that the Six Nations would not be able to go ahead as planned this year due to coronavirus and that would have to be pushed back.

There has been a massive backlash on social media after a number of the derogatory remarks were called out.

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Bristol Bears star, Alice Lockwood, was one of the first to call out the negative responses to this post which announced that the women’s rugby tournament was to be postponed earlier this week. Here was the announcement in question.

Here are some of the responses to the post from Sky Sports that was put on Twitter earlier this week.

Here is the post from Alice Lockwood calling out some of the worst offenders on the social media platform.

The backlash online to the negative comments has been backed up by some of the top players in the men’s game with Wasps star, Paolo Odogwu posting this to support the women’s plight on his Instagram page.

 

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Here was some more reaction to Alice’s tweet was has gone viral online in recent days.

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