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SBW challenges NRL to have more Pasifika, Māori and Indigenous Australians in positions of power

SBW challenges NRL to have more Pasifika, Māori and Indigenous Australians in positions of power

By Faria Begum Ali
Tuesday 11/08/2020
Sonny Bill Williams playing for the Toronto Wolfpack against St Helens. Photo: Photosport

Sonny Bill Williams has challenged the NRL to have more Pasifika, Māori and Indigenous Australians in positions of power.

According to RadioNZ, there are zero head coaches with Māori, Pasifika and Indigenous Australian backgrounds.

They say Stephen Kearney was the only Māori coaching an NRL team this season, and he was ousted by the Warriors shortly after the league restarted.

Williams, who is set to return to the NRL with the Roosters for the first time since 2014, says he wants that to change.

Williams suggested he would happily take on an advisory role to help the younger players coming through at the Warriors, who are battling in 11th spot on the ladder.

[Source: ABC/RadioNZ]

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