Folau won't be distraction against Ireland - Cheika

2018-05-23 08:49

Israel Folau's anti-gay sentiments won't be a distraction during the Test series against Ireland, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika insists.

Cheika wades into Israel Folau saga

2018-05-16 16:45

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika admits fans would likely turn away from Israel Folau as a rolemodel after a string of religious social media posts.

Gutsy Crusaders pip Waratahs

2018-05-12 09:01

The Crusaders have beaten Waratahs 31-29 in their Super Rugby match at AMI Christchurch on Saturday.

Folau stirs controversy by posting anti-gay video link

2018-05-09 06:38

Wallabies star Israel Folau has again courted controversy by posting a social media link to a video opposing same-sex marriage.

Folau set for first game since 'anti-gay' storm

2018-05-03 08:26

Australia fullback Israel Folau will return from injury for the Waratahs this weekend in his first match since he caused a storm with anti-gay comments.

TJ Perenara latest to slam Folau comments

2018-04-18 11:05

All Black scrumhalf TJ Perenara is the latest high-profile rugby player to voice his concern at Israel Folau's comments on homosexuality.

Folau ready to walk away from rugby over beliefs

2018-04-17 08:27

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau says he is ready to walk away from his Rugby Australia contract as his religious faith is "more important to me than my career".

Folau hits back at ARU

2018-04-16 22:09

Wallabies' star Israel Folau has stood by his comments on gay people and slammed ARU CEO Raelene Castle for 'misrepresenting' him.

Folau agrees 'to think about' impact of anti-gay posts

2018-04-10 11:53

Wallabies star Israel Folau has agreed "to think about" the impact of his anti-gay comments on social media.

Under-fire Folau goes biblical

2018-04-09 08:01

Israel Folau has tweeted a bible verse ahead of a showdown with rugby chiefs following a backlash after he said gay people were destined for hell.


'Find another idol', Cheika says of anti-gay Folau

2018-05-17 06:45

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has refused to criticise Israel Folau over his anti-gay sentiments.

Anti-gay row just latest blow for Australian rugby

2018-05-14 07:01

The anti-gay views of star player Israel Folau may be her biggest headache but they are far from the only problem facing Australian rugby chief.

'Religious lunatic' - critics grow louder in Folau anti-gay row

2018-05-10 06:43

Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle says Wallabies star Israel Folau's anti-gay social media postings are the most difficult thing she's ever had to deal with.

Folau 'standing firm' on anti-gay comments

2018-05-04 06:59

Wallabies star Israel Folau says he has no regrets about saying gay people would go to "hell" and holds no grudges against his critics.

All Blacks champion diversity as Folau anti-gay row rumbles

2018-04-24 10:30

New Zealand Rugby have released an anti-discrimination video celebrating diversity as the fallout from Wallabies star Israel Folau's anti-gay comments continues.

Chiefs halfback disgusted by Folau anti-gay comments

2018-04-18 07:10

Chiefs halfback Brad Weber has condemned Wallabies superstar Israel Folau's anti-gay comments and urged other rugby players to speak out.

Folau escapes anti-gay post sanction

2018-04-17 07:00

Rugby Australia will not sanction Israel Folau for controversial anti-gay comments posted on social media.

NRL chief says Folau gay comments not acceptable in league

2018-04-13 07:15

Israel Folau's anti-gay comments would not be tolerated if he opts to switch codes to rugby league, Australia's NRL chief has warned.

Ref Owens declares Folau offside for comments on gay people

2018-04-09 12:47

Openly gay rugby referee Nigel Owens has chastised Wallabies star Israel Folau for airing insensitive views that could have potential life-threatening consequences.

Folau summoned after 'gay people destined for hell' comment

2018-04-05 10:54

Wallabies star Israel Folau has been summoned to a meeting with Australian rugby chiefs over his use of social medial.

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