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Tennis champion and Christian pastor Margaret Court has defended Israel Folau, who she says is being persecuted for his religious beliefs. Folau will appear before a code of conduct hearing on May 4 in a bid to avoid being sacked by Rugby Australia after he claimed on social media “hell awaits” homosexuals and suggested transgender …

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wallabies and waratahs player israel folau anti-gay social media post

Wallabies star Israel Folau has told his bosses at Rugby Australia he will contest the “high level” code of conduct breach notice he was given over his anti-gay social media posts last week. Rugby Australia announced its intention to sack Folau last Thursday after he published the two social media posts last week, including one …

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wallabies and waratahs player israel folau anti-gay social media post

Rugby star Israel Folau has been a given a “high-level” breach notice by bosses for his anti-gay social media posts last week but has refused to back away from them. The 30-year-old rugby union player posted an image to Instagram last Wednesday claiming “hell awaits … drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolaters” …

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wallabies and waratahs player israel folau anti-gay social media post

Rugby Australia have said they are planning to terminate Israel Folau’s contract following his latest anti-gay social media posts on Wednesday. The 30-year-old Wallabies star faced an intense backlash after he posted a photo to Instagram declaring “hell awaits” the “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolaters” unless they repent. In a separate …

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brisbane hustlers rugby team at Bingham Cup 2018

Wallabies player Israel Folau’s latest social media outburst should be met with indifference and we should instead celebrate the progress made towards inclusion in sport across Australia, writes Brisbane Hustlers president Jason Garrick. Rugby union is a sport for everyone. It is also a sport that can bring a person fame, fortune and build a …

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Israel Folau anti-gay homophobic transphobic

Wallabies star Israel Folau has angered bosses at Rugby Australia with new social media posts targeting gay and transgender people. After causing outrage almost exactly a year ago with his anti-gay social media commentary, Folau was cautioned by bosses about being respectful online. But the devout Christian posted an image to his 300,000 Instagram followers …

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Israel Folau Is Invited To Celebrate The Sydney Convicts' Bingham Cup Win

The Wallabies rugby team, including Israel Folau, have been invited to celebrate the Sydney Convicts’ win at the 2018 Bingham Cup. The Convicts took home the Bingham Cup and the Bingham Shield at the three-day “World Cup of gay rugby” held in Amsterdam last weekend. The trophy will be handed over to Rugby Australia at …

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Israel Folau anti-gay homophobic transphobic

By Jason Garrick Izzy, enough. On April 2, you told the world that God’s plan for homosexuals was eternal damnation. On May 8, you told the world that with “great love” the LGBTIQ community needs to “repent or perish”. The historical figure we know as Jesus taught us to live life with compassion. Yet, it …

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Israel Folau anti-gay homophobic transphobic

Israel Folau has shared an anti-gay video on social media just a month after his Instagram controversial comment sparked outrage. The controversial rugby union star on Tuesday tweeted a video of a sermon by late American evangelist David Wilkerson. “With great love I wanted to share this video in the hope that people watch it …

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Simon Dunn

Openly gay athlete Simon Dunn has clapped back at rugby star Israel Folau with a sweet photo of him kissing his partner on the footy field. The Australian-born former bobsledder shared a photo of himself kissing his boyfriend Felix after a rugby match victory. The couple play together on inclusive London team the Kings Cross …

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