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Australia: Anti-gay Folau says he won’t back down in RA row

Australia: Anti-gay Folau says he won’t back down in RA row

(Reuters) – Australia fullback Israel Folau has said he had chances to ease tensions amid the furore over his social media post, and get back to playing rugby, but had resisted them all, because it would be doing “Satan’s” work. Folau, a fundamentalist Christian, is awaiting sanction after being found guilty of a ‘high-level’ breach […]

Rugby Australia says Folau anti-gay comments are ‘unacceptable’

Rugby Australia says Folau anti-gay comments are ‘unacceptable’

(Reuters) – Rugby Australia (RA) said on Wednesday that fullback ,Israel Folau’s latest anti-gay comments on social media were “unacceptable” and its integrity unit would look into the matter. Wallabies international, Folau, one of the nation’s top players and most marketable athletes, wrote on Instagram that gays would be condemned to “hell” if they failed […]