Schofield slammed for “outrageous” comments on Women’s Grand Final

Former Great Britain international Garry Schofield has once again sparked controversy after making comments about last night’s Women’s Grand Final.

Leeds emerged victorious against Castleford at Saints’ Totally Wicked Stadium, with the game screened live on Sky Sports for the first time.

The women’s sport has enjoyed unprecedented interest throughout 2019, but Schofield has attracted criticism for mocking the standard of play.

He said: “Just watching ladies Grand Final.

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“I’ve watched better under-11s games of Rugby League at Parkside.”

Schofield has since deleted the Tweet and issued an apology.

Schofield’s comments were labelled as “pathetic”, “embarrassing” and “misogynist” by supporters and observers through the sport

Leeds player Danika Priim also responded.

Although some supporters have defended Schofield’s comments.