Israel Folau stands by social media comments as breach notice is served

Israel Folau is unrepentant over the homophobic comments made on social media that Australia head coach Michael Cheika declares have ended his Test career.

Rugby Australia confirmed on Monday morning that it is pressing ahead with plans to terminate Folau’s contract after its integrity unit ruled he has committed a “high-level breach of the professional players’ code of conduct”.

The 30-year-old devout Christian said on his Instagram account last week that...
source: BreakingNews.ie

2019-04-15 12:04
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