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Israel Folau GoFundMe Campaign Shut Down By Site

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The GoFundMe campaign set up by Israel Folau to help fight his battle with Rugby Australia has been removed by the crowdfunding platform.  According to GoFundMe Australia, Folau’s campaign violated its terms of service and as a result, the campaign has been taken down and all money raised will be returned to the donors. Before the campaign was taken down, …

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Folau Defends GoFundMe Page As Rugby Australia Deem It Inappropriate

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Former international Israel Folau has taken to social media to defend his GoFundMe page which he set up to raise funds for his legal battle against Rugby Australia.  Folau is filing a claim with the Fair Work Commission against Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs for unlawful dismissal on the grounds of religious discrimination. The page has received over $723,000 …

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Israel Folau Launches Fresh Attack On First Public Appearance

Disgraced rugby star, Israel Folau, has launched a fresh attack on homosexuality during his first public appearance since his sacking from Rugby Australia following social media posts claiming that “Hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. The former Wallaby full-back delivered a sermon at his Sydney church where he once again described homosexuality as a sin …

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Tonga Offer Israel Folau International Rugby Lifeline

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Tonga head coach, Toutai Kefu, has opened the door for Israel Folau to join the Pacific island international side ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.  Kefu revealed to the Sydney Morning Herald that he has been in contact with Folau’s camp following the disgraced stars sacking over his controversial comments that “Hell awaits” homosexuals. Folau’s brother, John, …

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Israel Folau Opts Not To Appeal RA Decision Due To No Confidence

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Israel Folau has confirmed that he will not appeal the decision of Rugby Australia to terminate his contract.  Folau had 72 hours to appeal the decision which was a result of his controversial social media posts where he outlined that hell awaits “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers” and others. However, the deadline has now passed which led to Rugby Australia confirming that …

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Will Genia On Israel Folau – “I Feel So Sorry For Him”

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Wallabies scrum-half Will Genia admits that he feels sorry for Israel Folau in the aftermath of Rugby Australia’s decision to terminate the 30-year-old’s contract.  Folau shared a post on social media stating that “hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. That social media post ultimately led to a hearing and the outcome of which resulted in …

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‘Nothing Wrong With Israel, It’s The Society & Persecutors Who Are Sick’

Ex-Wallabies coach, Alan Jones launched a defiant on-air rant in support of Israel Folau following an independent panels determination that he committed a “high-level” breach of the professional players’ code of conduct. Jones, who coached the Australian rugby team in the 1980s, now hosts a breakfast radio show where he jumped to the defence of Folau following the verdict of …

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Cheika Gives Evidence At Folau Code Of Conduct Hearing

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Australian head coach, Michael Cheika, appeared at a code of conduct hearing on Saturday which was requested by Israel Folau following the termination of his multi-million dollar contract with Rugby Australia. Cheika gave evidence during the eight-hour hearing which will continue on Sunday after it failed to reach a conclusion. Folau’s contract was terminated last month for a “high-level” breach …

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Israel Folau Code Of Conduct Hearing Set For May

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A Code of Conduct hearing, requested by Israel Folau following his dismissal from Rugby Australia earlier this month, will take place on May 4. The 30-year-old was issued with a termination notice of his $4 million contract on April 15 following his controversial social media post in which he stated that “hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists …

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Michael Cheika Rues “Disrespectful” Folau As Sacking Looms

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Israel Folau’s anti-gay comments look to have ruled him out of selection ahead of the Rugby World Cup according to Wallabies head coach, Michael Cheika. Last week, Folau posted a message to Instagram stating that “Hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. As Folau’s future with Australia hangs in the balance, Cheika criticised the 30-year-old following …

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Billy Vunipola Defends Israel Folau’s Anti-Gay Instagram Post

England international, Billy Vuniplola has defended controversial Australian star, Israel Folau following his homophobic Instagram post. It is understood that Rugby Australia intends to terminate Folau’s contract after the much-maligned full-back wrote on Instagram that; “hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. The image also states that “only Jesus saves”. Folau lead with the caption: “Those …

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Rugby Australia Intend To Terminate Israel Folau’s Contract

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Rugby Australia have released a statement outlining that they intend to terminate Israel Folau’s contract. Folau posted a message on his Instagram account which contains an image which says that “hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. The image also states that “only Jesus saves”. Folau leads with the caption: “Those that are living in Sin …

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Rugby Australia Release Statement On “Unacceptable” Folau Post

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Rugby Australia have released a short statement addressing the “unacceptable” social media post which Israel Folau issued that contains anti-gay sentiments.  Folau posted a message on his Instagram account which contains an image which says that “hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. The image also states that “only Jesus saves”. Folau leads with the caption: …

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“Hell Awaits You” – Israel Folau Posts Another Anti-Gay Message

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Wallabies and Waratahs star fullback Israel Folau has issued another anti-gay post via his Instagram account.  The post contains an image which says that “hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. The image also states that “only Jesus saves”. Folau leads with the caption: “Those that are living in Sin will end up in Hell unless …

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Wallabies Sack Attack Coach With World Cup On The Horizon

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Stephen Larkham has been removed from his position of Wallabies attack coach and will now take up a new job as a national high-performance coach advisor.  According to reports, tensions have been simmering between head coach Michael Cheika and Larkham with the latter understood not to have been able to implement his strategies on the team as the Wallabies averaged …

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Wallabies Second-Row Rory Arnold Signs For Toulouse

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Towering Wallabies lock Rory Arnold will join French club Toulouse at the end of the 2019 Super Rugby season, his team ACT Brumbies announced Friday. The 28-year-old, one of the tallest players in rugby at 2.08 metres (6.8 feet), has been a mainstay of the Canberra-based Brumbies since 2015. “I’ve come to the decision that the 2019 season will be …

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