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Cronulla thigh tattoos: I am mates with footy player Joshua Taylor-Myles. Here’s what people must know about him

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Joshua Taylor-Myles was given an ultimatum after a photo (pictured) of his embarrassing thigh tattoos went viral, but now a friend has come to his defence.
  • Joshua Taylor-Myles given ultimatum for embarrassing ink
  • He must cover two offensive tattoos if he wants to play.
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Soccer player Joshua Taylor-Myles has been staunchly defended by a teammate after his shocking thigh tattoos left rugby league fans shocked and drove a wedge into his club.

Taylor-Myles has been ordered to cover the ‘eat s**t fa***t’ and ‘snort lines and f**k’ tattoos on her upper legs if she wants to avoid being banned from playing for the Aquinas Colts. team in south-west Sydney.

His identity was revealed exclusively by Daily Mail Australia after images of the hooker playing in the NSWRL Luke Lewis Cup on June 8 went viral, prompting the team to remove the images from social media, but his friend He responded by saying “it’s your body that can do whatever it wants.”

Joshua Taylor-Myles was given an ultimatum after a photo (pictured) of his embarrassing thigh tattoos went viral, but now a friend has come to his defence.

The ink of the 23-year-old footballer has left fans and members of his club dismayed

The ink of the 23-year-old footballer has left fans and members of his club dismayed

A colleague of Taylor-Myles went online to describe him as

A colleague of Taylor-Myles went online to describe him as “the nicest guy” (pictured) and criticize the media for shedding light on the scandal.

At least two images of Taylor-Myles’ legs were deleted from the club’s social media pages as commentators criticized the tattoos as “disgusting” and social media users called for the athlete to have them removed with a laser.

Former members of the club questioned how the scandal has been handled.

“He should be kicked out of the club if he refuses to cover those tattoos,” a former club member told Daily Mail Australia.

‘I get it, we all make mistakes, but there’s hardly a reasonable excuse as to why such offensive words would ever be written on your body.

“He wouldn’t play if I was still at the club.”

Taylor-Myles (pictured right with a teammate) has been told he will not be allowed to play football unless he covers up the shocking words.

Taylor-Myles (pictured right with a teammate) has been told he will not be allowed to play football unless he covers up the shocking words.

Now, a Facebook commenter who identified himself as a friend of the 23-year-old has one last time jumped to his defense after reading Daily Mail Australia’s latest story about the scandal.

“I know this guy personally and he is the kindest guy who will do anything to help his loved ones,” Taylor-Myles’ partner wrote.

“Hate is not necessary, it is your body, you can do whatever you want and until the media makes a big deal out of it, no one would know you have it.”

Aquinas Colts president Brett O’Farrell insisted the club was following industry guidelines and said messages expressed on the player’s legs do not reflect the team’s views.

“We are following the NSW Rugby League guidelines and that is all we are willing to comment on,” he told Daily Mail Australia.

The father-of-one (pictured right) has refused to comment on the backlash after his tattoos were exposed.

The father-of-one (pictured right) has refused to comment on the backlash after his tattoos were exposed.

The controversial hooker of the Aquinas Colts team is photographed with his pregnant partner

The controversial hooker of the Aquinas Colts team is photographed with his pregnant partner

“He’s going to cover for them, which is what I just said.”

Taylor-Myles was named best on ground by the club in a now-deleted Facebook photo.

The father of one has not responded to questions about the tattoos.

In an unearthed photo shared on social media in 2020, a former teammate once described him as “all looks, no idea.”

On Monday morning, a NSWRL spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia: ‘Cronulla JRL (Junior Rugby League) has issued the player with an official warning and asked him to cover the offensive tattoos if he wishes to continue playing in any sanctioned competition. by the NSWRL.

‘The NSWRL and Cronulla JRL are committed to providing a safe, fun and inclusive environment for all people, including those of diverse sexualities and genders. Being an inclusive sport not only reflects our core values, but also reflects the diversity of our local communities.

“We have zero tolerance for any form of bullying, harassment or defamation towards people with diverse sexualities and genders.”

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