Israel Folau To Be Fired Rugby World Calls Out
Israel folau was sacked from the australian national team in may rugby australia has confirmed its intention to terminate israel folau’s contract following his posts on social media that said “hell. Folau has courted controversy ever since his homophobic comments on social media that saw him sacked by rugby australia. catalans coach steve mcnamara defended his decision not to kneel, and said. Australian rugby union player israel folau leaves a code of conduct hearing in sydney, sunday, may 5, 2019. the 30 year old folau appeared before the hearing to fight rugby australia's decision to. Rugby australia says it intends to give israel folau a swift kick to the curb, despite his prowess on the pitch. anti gay athletes and fans, take note! by dawn ennis @lifeafterdawn apr 14, 2019, 3. Israel folau’s rugby career is all but over with his contract officially terminated on friday in what rugby au ceo raelene castle described as a "landmark" decision for sport. folau released a statement on friday evening saying he was "considering his options" after receiving the news.
Israel Folau Remains Standing As Other Players Kneels On
Israel folau refused to take a knee before catalans dragons super league game against st helens. players from both teams marked the return of rugby league by taking a stance against racism. Israel folau may be gone from rugby but kurtley beale says a young up and comer at the waratahs reminds him of the sacked star. Israel folau has courted more controversy by refusing to join teammates and opponents in taking a knee to acknowledge the black lives matter movement in super league's return on sunday. the former wallabies fullback's catalans side were hammered 34 6 by champions st helens in the first match since the competition was halted due to the. Israel folau’s rugby league future is in doubt, with authorities saying they will terminate his contract over the latest social media controversy. folau, 30, took to instagram on wednesday to condemn ‘drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolaters’. Australian rugby league commission chairman peter beattie has already said israel folau wouldn’t be welcome in the nrl. according to reports, folau also doesn’t want to move overseas because of his wife’s netballing career with the adelaide thunderbirds. reports out of the uk also suggest english rugby clubs are reluctant to sign folau.