Israel Folau

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Australia’s Israel Folau   is tackled by Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in his side’s 18-9 Test victory on Sunday. Photograph:   Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Ireland could have won in Brisbane, should have is a leap in the air with Israel Folau. That was the difference, the Wallabies’s best players; Folau o(...)

Joey Carbery will start at outhalf for Ireland against Australia in  Queensland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So the Grand Slam champions and Leinster-infused Ireland rugby squad, bestriding the northern hemisphere like never before, pitch up Down Under agains(...)

As his name would suggest, Bernard Foley has Irish roots: “My ancestry goes a long way back.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Australia is still a young country, culturally mixed and drawn from diverse backgrounds, and under Michael Cheika, the Wallabies’ players have been en(...)

Wallabies player Israel Folau said on social media that gay people were destined to go to hell. Photograph: Getty Images

Rugby Australia (RA) has declined to sanction Israel Folau over his anti-gay comments last week and will instead continue a dialogue with the Wallabie(...)

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle listens to questions from the media after meeting with Israel Folau. Photograph: Getty Images

However much I disagree with him, Israel Folau should be allowed to express the opinion that gay people are going to hell, without being punished by R(...)

Nigel Owens has responded to comments made by Israel Folau. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Welsh referee Nigel Owens believes comments like Israel Folau’s statement that gay people would be condemned to “hell” could contribute to youngsters (...)

 Israel Folau of Australia in action against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in November 2016. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Australian rugby player Israel Folau has sparked outrage with a comment on social media suggesting that gay people would be condemned to “hell” unles(...)