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NRL employee apologises for "dance monkey dance" comment

26 October 2018

Posted in: Pacific Radio News,

The NRL has completed its investigation into an alleged racist comment made during the Australia and Tonga test match last weekend.

Tongan fans at the historic test match between Australia and Tonga. Photo/ PMN.

Alfred 'Aholelei (DJ Algoodie) took to Facebook to voice his anger at a casual employee in the production room who made the comments "dance monkey dance" in reference to Tongan fans.

A meeting between Mr 'Aholelei and the casual employee was facilitated by the NRL.

An apology and explanation by the casual employee has been accepted by Mr 'Aholelei.

The individual has also agreed to attend cultural training and education.

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