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Prominent radio shock jock Ray Hadley’s WITHERING spray at the NRL over junior rugby league shake-up

Ray Hadley’s WITHERING spray at the NRL over junior rugby league shake-up that the radio veteran says will drag junior sport into a ‘pretend PC world’

  •  Ray Hadley took aim at the NRL over junior rugby league shake-up plans
  •  The changes include abolishing competitive games until the age of 13
  •  Hadley called the changes ‘absolute PC bulls***’ and took aim at the NRL boss

Radio 2GB host Ray Hadley has slammed the NRL over plans for junior rugby league that he believes are ‘absolute PC bulls***’.

On Monday morning an irate Hadley told listeners about the NRL’s plans to make massive changes to junior rugby league – which will include banning tackling until midway through under 7s and abolishing competitive games until the age of 13.

The significant shift is aimed at increasing junior participation numbers and protecting children from external pressure.

Radio shock jock Ray Hadley has slammed the NRL for their rule changes to junior rugby league, saying it will create ‘a pretend PC world’

Hadley is not a fan of the changes and believes it is an ‘attempt to drag junior sport into a pretend PC (politically correct) world’ that doesn’t reflect real life.

 ‘The NRL is pretending that winning and losing isn’t part of life,’ said Hadley.

‘Sometimes life’s not fair, kids. Sometimes things happen. Sometimes it’s our fault and sometimes it’s not our fault. Life isn’t some sort of paradise that we just blissfully go along in with no disappointments in front of us.’

‘That’s what life is. Disappointment is part of life. We have all got to confront death at some stage. Of people we love and people around us. I think it’s the wrong message that we don’t keep score.’

The shock jock said sport is also about team building – and that winning and losing were both important lessons that young people need to learn.

Hadley slammed NRL CEO Andrew Abdo (pictured), who he says 'needs to wake up to himself'

Hadley slammed NRL CEO Andrew Abdo (pictured), who he says ‘needs to wake up to himself’

‘I’m sick of the PC world overtaking us. And now the NRL is bloody well part of it.,’ said Hadley.

‘Where’s the line you draw? Sometimes life is crook, and sometimes sport is crook. But it’s sport – it’s not life or death. ‘

‘Andrew Abdo, for god’s sake wake up to yourself. The stuff you went on with with the Continuous Call team was just absolute PC bullshit.’

The rollout of the new policy is expected to be put forward within the next fortnight and implemented across the 2023 season.

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