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Gareth Thomas switching teams

I guess he did that a few months ago, but this time he's switching rugby teams.

Gareth Thomas, the most capped player in Wales history and one of sport's most high-profile gay men, is set to switch codes and end his illustrious career playing rugby league for Crusaders.

The Wales-based Super League franchise have scheduled a press conference for Friday at which they are expected to announced that Thomas, 35, will join them when his current deal with Cardiff expires in May.

One of the many arguments people throw out claiming professional athletes can't come out of the closet is that no team would draft them or want them. Here you have a team in the most macho of sports going out and signing Thomas. Yet still another example of the arguments against pro athletes coming out not holding water.