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Israel Folau finds few friends and now faces a lifestyle choice of his own | Ugo Monye

If it comes down to a decision between religion or career he will surely go for the former, but it should not have to be that wayIt has been a week since Israel Folau’s latest comments on social media saying hell awaits “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers…

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Israel Folau: a slow-moving disaster a year in the making | Bret Harris

Rugby Australia’s failure to deal decisively with Folau a year ago is a mess of its own makingThe tragedy of the Israel Folau imbroglio is that it was so preventable.In a statement released by Rugby Australia on Wednesday, chief executive Raelene Castl…

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Israel Folau to challenge Rugby Australia’s termination of $4m contract

Wallabies star notifies governing body of intention to contest ‘high level’ code of conduct breach noticeWallabies star Israel Folau has notified Rugby Australia of his intention to contest a “high level” code of conduct breach notice, with the matter …

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Billy Vunipola given formal warning by RFU over Israel Folau support

• RFU summoned England No 8 to discuss homophobic comment• Player was acting in support of Australia full-back Israel FolauBilly Vunipola has been issued with a formal warning by the Rugby Football Union for a homophobic comment made on his Instagram a…

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Billy Vunipola to meet RFU but will not face disciplinary action

• Player will discuss his online support for Israel Folau with RFU• Folau said hell awaits homosexuals, adulterers and idolatersBilly Vunipola will not face the threat of disciplinary action when he meets the Rugby Football Union to discuss his online …

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‘Disrespectful’ Israel Folau ruled out of Wallabies selection by coach Cheika

Michael Cheika confirms star fullback won’t be selected for AustraliaRugby Australia to formally confirm later on MondayWallabies coach Michael Cheika says Israel Folau’s “disrespectful” comments would currently make it impossible to pick the superstar…

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Israel Folau says he will give up rugby if that is what God wants

• ‘I believe in a God that’s in control of all things’• Australia full-back has been stood down after social media postsThe Australia full-back Israel Folau says he stands by the social media messages relating to homosexuality that threaten his future …

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Concerns raised over impact of Israel Folau’s exit on Wallabies’ dressing room | Matt Cleary

‘It’s not the kind of thing you can brush under the carpet,’ says former Wallaby Clyde RathboneFolau’s impending exit throws World Cup plans into disarraySuch is the transient nature of professional rugby, players are adept at adapting to change. Fluct…

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Israel Folau is to be sacked by Rugby Australia: here’s why – video

Israel Folau is to be sacked by Rugby Australia following a post the player made on his Instagram account. RA released a statement on Thursday saying ‘whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs i…

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Israel Folau tight-lipped despite Rugby Australia’s threat of sack

Wallabies fullback keeps counsel on visit to RA HQ Contract set to be torn up over social media postsIsrael Folau has declined to address questions about his future despite Rugby Australia saying he would be sacked if he could not offer a good reason f…

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Freedom of speech does not preclude Israel Folau from consequences | Sally Rugg

The player is free to hold views that people like me are bound for hell. But Rugby Australia’s swift action should be applaudedRugby Australia’s move to sack star play Israel Folau for anti-gay social media posts sends a clear message to players, fans …

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Freedom of speech does not preclude Israel Folau from consequences | Sally Rugg

The player is free to hold views that people like me are bound for hell. But Rugby Australia’s swift action should be applaudedRugby Australia’s move to sack star play Israel Folau for anti-gay social media posts sends a clear message to players, fans …

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Israel Folau to be sacked by Rugby Australia over homophobic social media posts

Wallabies star facing axe five months out from World Cup‘He does not speak for the game,’ says RAIsrael Folau is to be sacked by Rugby Australia following his latest social media posts, leaving the Wallabies facing the prospect of heading to the World …

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Israel Folau to be sacked by Rugby Australia over homophobic social media posts

Wallabies star facing axe five months out from World Cup‘He does not speak for the game,’ says RAIsrael Folau is to be sacked by Rugby Australia following his latest social media posts, leaving the Wallabies facing the prospect of heading to the World …

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Tom Youngs given three-week ban and will miss Newcastle showdown

• Youngs also out of Bristol and Harlequins matches• Israel Folau investigated over social media postsThe Leicester captain, Tom Youngs, has been ruled out of the relegation showdown with Newcastle on Friday after receiving a three-week suspension for …

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Eddie Jones rules out replacing Michael Cheika as Australia coach

• ‘Wallabies need a generational change in culture,’ says Jones• England’s head coach linked to roles with emerging nationsEddie Jones has ruled himself out of replacing Michael Cheika as Australia’s head coach after this year’s World Cup. The England …

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Eddie Jones rules out replacing Michael Cheika as Australia coach

• ‘Wallabies need a generational change in culture,’ says Jones• England’s head coach linked to roles with emerging nationsEddie Jones has ruled himself out of replacing Michael Cheika as Australia’s head coach after this year’s World Cup. The England …

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England’s Eddie Jones dismisses Lions coaching post as ‘ambassador job’

• England coach says he has no interest in taking role• ‘The last thing I want is spend eight weeks in a blazer’Eddie Jones has dismissed the role of Lions head coach as an “ambassador job” while refusing to rule out the possibility of succeeding Micha…

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Waratahs’ smarts point way for Wallabies in World Cup year | Bret Harris

NSW ended the Crusaders’ long winning streak and in doing so delivered a lesson Michael Cheika can learn fromThere was a time not so long ago when Australian rugby teams were regarded as the smartest in the world. The Wallabies won the 1999 World Cup a…

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Hint of fresh Wallabies approach may have Waratahs sweating | Bret Harris

Coach Michael Cheika can be ruthless. Is he planning to cut the umbilical cord with his NSW favourites for the World Cup?Michael Cheika has promised the Wallabies will have “a few new tricks” up their sleeve for the World Cup in Japan and, intriguingly…