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Following the news that police are investigating the latest racial abuse scandal to hit the AFL with the hunt on to identify a man at Saturday’s Western Bulldogs vs Brisbane clash, rugby league fans of all colours around the country are puzzled as to how they are able to keep pulling this shit.
The most recent Asian-themed racist slur comes just weeks after Indigenous players from Adelaide and Port Adelaide were subjected to racist abuse from the crowd during their clash at Adelaide Oval.
Rugby league, Australia’s unofficial game for the underdog, has seen a range of ethnically diverse players and fans over the years. So much so, that the games highest point scorer is a devout Muslim, El Magic – and the games most succesful representative side on record is the 8-In-A-Row Queenslanders – a team that was over 50% Indigenous.
With the AFL now 100% unable to deny the fact that their code is made up of deeply-racist supporters, The Betoota Advocate asks the question: What Would Happen If An AFL Fan Tried On This Racist Shit At A Bush League Match?