Ummm if Sea Eagles players won’t wear a pride jersey because God doesn’t like gays, wait until they hear his thoughts on gambling

What kind of special madness is this?

Rugby league: Three Sea Eagles players reportedly backflip on pride jersey boycott

A trio of Manly Sea Eagles footballers have reportedly backflipped on their decision to boycott the club’s pride jersey for this week’s NRL match against the Sydney Roosters.

Seven players sensationally stood down after the club announced the pride jersey – featuring rainbow stripes and trim – would be worn as a one-off this week.

Jason Saab, Josh Schuster, Haumole Olakau’atu, Tolutau Koula and New Zealanders Josh Aloiai, Toafofoa Sipley and Christian Tuipulotu were reportedly opposed to wearing the jersey due to their religious beliefs.

But after Manly held an emergency meeting with the players in question on Monday evening, at least three Manly footballers have changed their mind and are now considering wearing the pride jersey this weekend, according to 7News.

Ok, firstly it seems eye rolling that they didn’t clear this with their very religious players, like it or not, there is a a huge chunk of players who are religious and getting them on side voluntarily seems more important than facing them to.

That aside, I have very little time for people who believe in a magical flying invisible wizard for their day to day decisions, especially when those people don;tb seem to understand their own religion.

Where do these religious Rugby boofheads get off drawing the line at rainbow inclusivity as the thing that angers their God when the bloody jersey is a walking poster for Gambling?

Here’s the bible on Homosexuality…

(Leviticus 18:22, 20:13) “man must not lie with man” 

Here’s the bible on Gambling…

Mark 8:36 (NKJV), “For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?”

Hebrews 13:5 (ESV), “Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’”

Ecclesiastes 5:10 (NASB), “He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.”

Luke 12:15 (NKJV), “And He said to them, ‘Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.’”

…there’s barely any mention against homosexuality in the Bible but shit loads about allowing money to over take your existence.

Watching religious rugby players justify not wearing a pride jersey for on game while wearing a gambling jersey every other game seems a tad twee.

I like God, I can’t stand his fucking followers.


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