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Israel Folau joins new rugby team, forbidden from talking about faith

Originally published in The Christian Post Israel Folau, an Australian rugby player who’s known for his outspokenness, has joined a new team but is forbidden from talking about his Christian faith. Folau, who was ousted from his contract with Rugby Australia last year over comments he made about homosexuality and […]

WATCH: ‘Vindicated’ Israel Folau settles with Rugby Australia
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WATCH: ‘Vindicated’ Israel Folau settles with Rugby Australia

Originally published in Fox News Israel Folau, a Tongan-Australian Christian athlete who was sacked by Rugby Australia (RA) earlier this year for posting a Bible verse that was labelled “anti-gay,” says he feels vindicated after reaching an agreement with the organisation. The months-long battle for Folau centered on his Instagram post that said, “Warning: drunks, homosexuals, adulterers…hell […]

Israel Folau suing over rugby sacking
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Israel Folau suing over rugby sacking

Originally published in Premier Former professional rugby player Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia and club side the Waratahs after his playing contract was terminated over controversial social media posts. Folau’s four-year, multi-million dollar deal was cut short after an independent panel backed RA’s position that the […]