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Rugby International Wouldn’t Play on the Sabbath

22/09/2011

Six Nations: ‘Rugby is not what fuels my happiness,’ says Euan Murray

Scotland prop Euan Murray on why he refuses to play on Sundays and will not watch their first match. Article by Anna Kessel on Guardian Newspaper

She writes…

Euan Murray will miss Scotland’s Six Nations opener against France.

Euan Murray wraps his arms around his 18st body and shivers. The Northampton Saints and Scotland tighthead prop is a mountain of a man, but he looks vulnerable when facing the subject of his religious choices.

This Sunday, as Scotland take on France at Murrayfield in their first match of the Six Nations, the 29-year‑old will not be on the pitch. He has decided to forgo Sunday matches, and all non-religious activity that affects the Christian Sabbath – including interviews with Sunday newspapers.

Read the rest of the story on the Guardian link.

A clear testimony indeed!

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