Israel Folau

22 results

 The player posted similar comments last year but escaped sanction and signed a new deal with RA. File PhotographToby Melville/Reuters

Rugby Australia (RA) is set to terminate Israel Folau’s contract after it issued the country’s best-known and best-paid player a code of conduct brea(...)

Israel Folau has refused to retract anti-gay comments as he faces the sack by Rugby Australia. Photograph: Jan Touzeau/EPAEAU

The Australia fullback Israel Folau says he stands by the social media messages relating to homosexuality that threaten his future employment in profe(...)

Israel Folau is set to be sacked by Rugby Australia. Photograph: Jan Touzeau/EPA

Israel Folau had a meeting with Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Rugby Union to discuss his social media posts on Friday but the governing bodi(...)

Israel Folau faces a showdown with Australian rugby chiefs after posting anti-gay views on social media. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho/Photosport

Israel Folau faces a showdown with Australian rugby chiefs after posting anti-gay views on social media. In a statement, Rugby Australia described co(...)

Waratahs’ Israel Folau in action during the Investec Super Rugby match against the Blues at  Eden Park in Auckland. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho/Photosport

Australia and New South Wales fullback Israel Folau became the most prolific try-scorer in Super Rugby history on Saturday when he bagged his 60th car(...)

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(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »