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French rugby hit by racism after women’s team is targeted by opposing players during a match

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Rugby players from a women’s team based in a Paris suburb say they were targeted by racist remarks during a French Cup match over the weekend. The club is located in the Paris suburb of Bobigny in the poorest region of mainland France where many residents are immigrants or have immigrant roots. The apparent incidents have left the rugby community in shock and the French rugby federation is reaffirming its “its unwavering commitment to combating all forms of racism in rugby.”

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