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Rugby Australia have reached a settlement with Israel Folau following the legal dispute after his sacking. The former Wallabies star sued Rugby Australia for $14 million after having his contract terminated over his anti-gay social media posts in May. After a 12-hour mediation hearing in Melbourne on Monday, the two parties reached a settlement with …

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LGBTIQ rights campaigner Garry Burns has accused Israel Folau of “homosexual vilification” in a complaint to the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW. Burns wrote to the board’s president on Sunday to complain about Folau’s infamous Instagram post in which he warned “hell awaits” homosexuals. The longtime activist also argued Folau’s sermon linking the bushfire crisis and …

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Israel Folau has upped his compensation claim against Rugby Australia, with the sacked NRL star now demanding $14 million in damages. He claims in new court documents he could have captained the Wallabies rugby team and is now demanding $14m, up from his earlier claim of $10m. Folau said the termination of his contract lost …

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Israel Folau has unknowingly donated to an LGBTIQ youth charity thanks to an Auckland restaurant. Vegan restaurant Gorilla Kitchen wrote on their Facebook page that Folau and his wife Maria dined with them earlier this month. After Folau’s new anti-gay sermon last week, the restaurant said they had decided to donate the couple’s payment to …

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Bob Katter has claimed the backlash against Israel Folau for linking the deadly bushfires to same-sex marriage amounts to “intense Christian persecution”. In a lengthy statement on Monday, the outspoken Queensland MP admitted he “disagrees with Folau on some elements of theology and fundamentalism” without elaborating. “But the intense persecution that he has been suffering …

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Israel Folau has been slammed for linking the deadly bushfire crisis to the legalisation of same-sex marriage and abortion in a new sermon at his church. The sacked Wallabies player told his controversial Truth of Jesus Christ Church on Sunday the bushfires that have claimed six lives and destroyed hundreds homes are God’s punishment for …

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Israel Folau has accused one of the tribunal members who ruled against him of bias because of her LGBTIQ advocacy work. The devout Christian former rugby player is suing Rugby Australia and Rugby NSW for unlawful termination under laws preventing sackings because of a person’s religion. Folau’s lawyers lodged more documents with the Federal Circuit …

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Ali Brigginshaw, captain of the Bronco’s NRLW team, Friday defended Israel Folau’s right to return to the game. Ali, openly in a relationship with long-term partner Kate Daly, nevertheless expressed her disappointment with Folau’s social media postings. The Bronco’s NRLW captain spoke about Folau on Hit105’s Stav, Abby and Matt. “It’s his opinion. I just …

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Former rugby star Israel Folau offered to publicly apologise over his Instagram post about gay people, Rugby Australia has claimed in court documents. Folau was sacked over the post in May this year. In a code of conduct hearing, Folau also admitted he had breached the RA Code of Conduct, the rugby body claims. He …

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Israel Folau will be a keynote speaker at an upcoming Australian Christian Lobby conference next month. The ACL have announced the former rugby star will address the group’s Sydney conference on October 19, which is titled “Not Ashamed”. “Not Ashamed is an event to equip Christians to grow in our knowledge of truth, especially in …

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