Manly coach Des Hasler has apologised on behalf of the club for the ‘poor’ execution in unveiling a pride jersey as part of an inclusivity initiative which has resulted in a boycott by seven players. In a press conference, Hasler said none of the coaching staff nor the players had been made aware of the jersey before it was launched and lamented that, while the one-off rainbow design was intended to ‘represent diversity and inclusion for all’, the decision was made with ‘little consultation or collaboration with key stakeholders’

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