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#israel folau

# israel-folau - Today’s News

'There isn't an openly gay professional player in this country'

The Emerald Warriors will host the Union Cup in Dublin this summer.

# israel-folau - Friday 19 April, 2019

'He has hurt the team' - Foley frustrated by Folau furore

'He has hurt the team' - Foley frustrated by Folau furore

The Waratahs and Wallabies fullback is fighting to save his career over anti-gay social media posts last week.

# israel-folau - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'My heart goes out to him. He's being persecuted' - Tennis great Court defends Folau over anti-gay post

The Wallabies star is facing the sack by Rugby Australia for saying that ‘hell awaits’ homosexuals.

# israel-folau - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Sport is inclusive and well-paid sportsmen must meet that standard — Gordon D'Arcy on Folau

The Australia star was sacked by his rugby union over an image he shared listing homosexuals among people bound for ‘hell’.

# israel-folau - Monday 15 April, 2019

Australia star Folau handed sack notice as Cheika rues 'disrespectful' anti-gay comments

The Wallabies player has 48 hours to respond to a Rugby Australia charge.

# israel-folau - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Australia star Folau unrepentant and content to walk away from rugby

The international is expected to go through a code of conduct hearing amid reports that he may have a legal case for religious discrimination.

# israel-folau - Friday 12 April, 2019

Rugby Australia and NSW Rugby Union 'consider next steps' after Folau meeting

The Wallabies fullback is set to have his contract terminated over an ‘unacceptable’ Instagram post.

# israel-folau - Thursday 11 April, 2019

What the hell is Israel Folau doing? Dangerous Remarks This post contains videos

What the hell is Israel Folau doing?

‘Potentially, there’s a rugby league contract… I don’t think it’s just the case that he did that and didn’t understand the consequences.’

Rugby Australia to sack Israel Folau for 'disrespectful' social media posts

The Wallabies fullback has drawn widespread condemnation for his Instagram and Twitter posts.

# israel-folau - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Australia star Folau breaks Super Rugby all-time try record

The prolific fullback surpassed Doug Howlett’s 59 during his stints at the Highlanders, Hurricanes, and Blues between 1997-2007.

# israel-folau - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Folau won't alter aerial approach despite ban for challenge on O'Mahony

“I’ll have the same mindset in attacking the ball in the air and obviously making good decisions around that.”

# israel-folau - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Folau loses appeal against ban for aerial clash with Peter O'Mahony

The Wallabies fullback was given a one-match ban, but appealed in the hope of playing for the Waratahs this weekend.

# israel-folau - Monday 25 June, 2018

'That one-man lift, they're obviously putting their own player in danger'

CJ Stander says he could have protected Peter O’Mahony ‘a bit better’ in the air.

# israel-folau - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Ireland defend themselves after Wallabies question 'blocking' tactics

‘We didn’t feel like we did anything that any other team in the world isn’t doing.’

# israel-folau - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Analysis: How Schmidt's Ireland managed to negate Folau's aerial threat

The Wallabies fullback didn’t catch a single kick in Melbourne yesterday.

# israel-folau - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'They're pretty angry, grumbly, walking around like bears with sore heads'

Andy Farrell is looking for improvements from Ireland’s defence this weekend in Melbourne.

# israel-folau - Monday 11 June, 2018

Analysis: Ireland take punishment from Israel Folau's freakish aerial game

Joe Schmidt’s side surprisingly targeted the Wallabies fullback with their first two restarts.

# israel-folau - Monday 4 June, 2018

'We're both grown men and we talked about things' - Folau's anti-gay stance won't divide Wallabies, says Pocock

Folau has been embroiled in a storm over the last week, sending rugby chiefs into damage control.

# israel-folau - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Folau: 'I don't really know too much about Ireland'

The controversial Australia star was speaking in Brisbane this morning ahead of next weekend’s first Test.

# israel-folau - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Despite anti-gay posts, Folau 'not a distraction' ahead of Ireland series - Cheika

The Wallabies star posted a series of anti-gay social media post last month.

# israel-folau - Friday 4 May, 2018

Australia star Folau says he's 'standing firm' on homophobic comments

The devout Christian caused a storm when he made the comments on social media last month.

# israel-folau - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

All Blacks release new video as Folau anti-gay row rumbles Diversity Is Strength This post contains videos

All Blacks release new video as Folau anti-gay row rumbles

TJ Perenara and Brad Weber both spoke out in support of the gay community.

# israel-folau - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

All Blacks speak out against Israel Folau's homophobic comments

TJ Perenara and Brad Weber have criticised the Australian.

# israel-folau - Monday 16 April, 2018

Israel Folau offered to quit but stands by homosexuality comments

The Australia and Waratahs full-back avoided punishment for the remarks.

# israel-folau - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'Strong role model' Folau agrees 'to think about' impact of social media posts

The Australia international has avoided punishment over his controversial post on Instagram last week.

# israel-folau - Monday 9 April, 2018

Folau leans on 'persecuted are righteous' bible verse ahead of meeting with ARU

It seems that the Australia star feels he is the persecuted one in this scenario and not the gay people he insists are going to hell.

# israel-folau - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Israel Folau in trouble again as he says 'God's plan' for gay people is to go to 'hell'

Rugby Australia has distanced itself from homophobic comments made by the player on social media.

# israel-folau - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'It feels scary how quickly it’s come around, four years has gone like that'

George North is hoping to make a similar impact on the Lions tour this time around.

# israel-folau - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final

We pick our ultimate XV from this year’s World Cup final.

# israel-folau - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

5 backs who will set the Rugby World Cup alight

You’ve met the world’s best forwards, now put your shades on to meet the flash fellas.

# israel-folau - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Good news for the Wallabies as a key man opts to stay in Australia

In a huge boost for the Wallabies and Australian rugby, Israel Folau has re-signed.

Etzebeth, Folau and Pollard to play in Japan after the World Cup

The trio are all taking short-term moves abroad after the World Cup.

# israel-folau - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Israel Folau's brother is just 20 years old... he is also a complete beast

John Folau is making a name for himself in rugby league.

# israel-folau - Friday 13 March, 2015

As well as being a mind-bogglingly athletic freak, turns out Israel Folau is also a bit of a gent

Folau and one of his Wallaby team-mates showed why you should meet your heroes.

# israel-folau - Friday 23 January, 2015

One of the most devastating attacking fullbacks in world rugby wants to move to centre

Israel Folau is looking for a change of scenery,.

# israel-folau - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

'If we paid €1.7m for Israel Folau I'd need to be locked up' declares Toulon owner

Mourad Boudjellal has scotched reports that the Heineken Cup champions will move for the Wallabies fullback after the World Cup.

# israel-folau - Monday 23 June, 2014

Folau, le Roux and Smith among the stars of the summer Tests

We’ve picked out five players who impressed in the international fixtures over the past month.

# israel-folau - Saturday 21 June, 2014

6'8" Will Skelton scores one try, lays on another as Australia whitewash France

The 22-year-old second row was given a standing ovation after a very impressive Wallabies debut.

# israel-folau - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Wallabies grind out win in ugly second Test against Les Bleus

Ewen McKenzie’s men wrapped up their series victory with a 6-0 success in Melbourne against France.

# israel-folau - Thursday 12 June, 2014

IRB wants union stars like Israel Folau to play in Rio Olympics 7s

Meanwhile, the Irish Women’s Sevens squad are in Brive for the FIRA/AER European Women’s Championship.

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