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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

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 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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Wallabies star Israel Folau has put God and his Christian beliefs ahead of his career, offering to walk away from his Australian Rugby Union contract. Folau was heavily criticised for a post on Instagram two weeks ago in which he said God’s plan for gay people was “HELL”. He reinforced those comments in a column …

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A group of Pacific Island LGBTIQ elders have penned a powerful open letter calling for rugby star Israel Folau to be more respectful amid the furore over his anti-gay social media comment. Folau came under intense criticism for writing a now-deleted comment on Instagram that “God’s plan” for gay people was “hell” unless they “repented …

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Rugby union star Israel Folau has responded to the furore around his anti-gay comment last week by tweeting a Bible verse, appearing to suggest he is being persecuted for his Christian views. Folau came under intense criticism for writing a now-deleted comment on Instagram that “God’s plan” for gay people was “hell” unless they “repented …

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Andrew Purchas, the founder of Australia’s first gay and inclusive rugby team the Sydney Convicts, has slammed rugby union star Israel Folau for his viral homophobic comment on social media. Folau came under intense criticism for writing a now-deleted comment on Instagram on Wednesday that “God’s plan” for gay people was “hell” unless they repented …

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Rugby union star Israel Folau has caused controversy with an Instagram comment he posted condemning gay people to “hell.” The Wallabies and New South Wales Waratahs player posted a image with a message about the more difficult road being a part of “god’s plan”, likely a reference to his upcoming month-long stint on the sideline …

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