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Australia national rugby union team: National team representing Australia in rugby union
The Australia national rugby union team, nicknamed the Wallabies, is the representative national team in the sport of rugby union for the nation of Australia. The team first played at Sydney in 1899, winning their first test match against the touring British Isles team.

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Australia want to host Rugby Championship "hub"

Australia looks at hosting Rugby Championship "hub"

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Australia v England: Heather Knight leads side to victory

Heather Knight stars as England beat Australia following a super over to get their first victory of the T20 tri-series which also involves India.
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Israel Folau facing limited opportunities after settlement with Rugby Australia

Brisbane have denied they've made any approach to bring Israel Folau back to the NRL club following media reports they were pursuing the former Wallabies star.
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Israel Folau: Rugby Australia denies 'backing down' with settlement

CEO Raelene Castle defends a decision to settle with the Wallabies star sacked for homophobic remarks.
BBC News - Published

Settlement with Israel Folau 'commercial decision', not back down: Rugby boss

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle is standing by the decision to settle with axed Wallabies star Israel Folau, saying it was right for the game.
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Anger from LGBTIQ+ community after Israel Folau, Rugby saga ends with secret agreement

The legal dispute between Rugby Australia and Israel Folau has been settled with a confidentiality agreement and an apology from both parties.
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Israel Folau settles legal case with Rugby Australia and aplogises for ‘any hurt or harm caused’

israel folau settles legal case with rugby australia and aplogises for ‘any hurt or harm caused’
Former Australia fullback Israel Folau has settled his unfair dismissal case with Rugby Australia and Super Rugby team the New South Wales Waratahs, Folau and Rugby Australia said in a joint statement..
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Israel Folau settles dispute with Rugby Australia in confidential settlement

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia have settled their dispute over the sacking of the former Wallaby due to controversial social media posts.
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Israel Folau's compensation claim rises to $14 million

Israel Folau claims the Wallabies would have put in a "superior performance" at the 2019 Rugby World Cup if he was selected and he is now seeking $14 million in damages.
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Australia could scrap 60-cap 'Giteau's Law'

Australia are reviewing "Giteau's Law", which governs which foreign-based players are allowed to play for the Wallabies, after a poor World Cup.
BBC News - Published

Israel Folau says he was told he would never be expected to act in way contrary to his beliefs

Sacked rugby union star Israel Folau says he didn't ever agree to a set of restrictions on his social media use proposed by Rugby Australia.
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Folau cites rights in rugby legal fight

Sacked rugby union star Israel Folau says he didn't ever agree to a set of restrictions on his social media use proposed by Rugby Australia.
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Israel Folau offered to issue apology, Rugby Australia alleges in court documents

israel folau offered to issue apology, rugby australia alleges in court documents
Prior to suing Rugby Australia over his firing, Folau allegedly agreed the posts had breached his contract The sacked Wallabies player Israel Folau conceded at a tribunal hearing he had breached his..
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Folau admitted contract breach: RA

Rugby Australia says controversial former star Israel Folau conceded in May that his controversial Instagram posts breached its code of conduct.
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Israel Folau may be thwarted in rugby league return bid

israel folau may be thwarted in rugby league return bid
Israel Folau may be thwarted in his bid to play for Tonga in their rugby league internationals against Great Britain and his native Australia in October. The controversial dual-code international, 30,..
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The former Wallabies doctor helping Australia's refugees get back on their feet, for free

Very few refugees and asylum seekers can say they are being treated by one of Australia’s leading sports doctors, but some of the country's most marginalised people are being given a helping hand..
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Cheika subjected to 'crazy' threats over Folau stance

cheika subjected to 'crazy' threats over folau stance
Australia head coach Michael Cheika has revealed he was threatened by fans after refusing to pick Israel Folau due to his controversial social media posts. Folau was sacked by Rugby Australia in May..
WorldNews - Published

David Pocock set to retire from test rugby after World Cup

david pocock set to retire from test rugby after world cup
David Pocock will retire from test rugby after the World Cup in Japan, ending an 11-year career for the Wallabies in which he starred on the field but also became respected as much off it for leading..
WorldNews - Published

Israel Folau, Rugby Australia unfair dismissal case heading for February court date

Former Wallabies player and staunch Christian Israel Folau may fight his former employers at trial next year, claiming he was sacked on religious grounds.
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Wallabies celebrate unlikely Bledisloe Cup win over All Blacks

The Wallabies stunned the All Blacks with a 47-26 win in Perth but say all it means is they now have a chance to win back the Bledisloe Cup.
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Israel Folau begins legal case against Rugby Australia and NSW Waratahs over sacking

israel folau begins legal case against rugby australia and nsw waratahs over sacking
Israel Folau has formally launched Federal court proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs over his dismissal for a code of conduct breach, the former Wallabies full-back..
WorldNews - Published

Israel Folau: Sacked player sues Rugby Australia over anti-gay row

Israel Folau's case against Rugby Australia may set a precedent for national employment law.
BBC News - Published

Israel Folau launches court action against Rugby Australia for unfair dismissal

Israel Folau has confirmed he has begun court proceedings against Rugby Australia in his unfair dismissal case following a failed mediation hearing in June.
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Folau to take Rugby Australia to court over dismissal

Israel Folau has confirmed he has begun court proceedings against Rugby Australia in his unfair dismissal case following a failed mediation hearing in June.
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Folau dismissal dispute set for court

Rugby Australia and Israel Folau are both disappointed after they failed to reach an agreement over the former Wallaby's sacking.
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Israel Folau arrives for Rugby Australia meeting asking for an apology

Israel Folau says he hopes to get an apology from Rugby Australia when mediation begins at the Fair Work Commission on Friday.
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Israel Folau says he shared homophobic posts 'from a place of love'

Israel Folau has told Sky News Australia that Rugby Australia had ordered him to take down the social media post that ultimately ended his career, and had even offered him money to do so.
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Folau hopeful of Rugby Australia apology

Ex-Wallaby Israel Folau wants Rugby Australia to apologise to him for terminating his contract over a social media post.
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'Backed into a corner': Israel Folau hopes for Rugby Australia apology

Israel Folau has told Sky News Australia that Rugby Australia had ordered him to take down the social media post that ultimately ended his career, and had even offered him money to do so.
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New Israel Folau campaign by Australian Christian Lobby raises more than $2 million

The ACL relaunched a campaign for the former Wallabies star on Tuesday and and donations continue to come in.
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New Folau funding campaign reaches halfway mark with more than $1.5m raised

Donations to Israel Folau's new fundraising effort for his legal fight against Rugby Australia have surpassed $1.58 million - more money than his removed GoFundMe appeal.
SBS - Published

New Folau fundraiser surpasses GoFundMe appeal, more than $1.36m raised

Donations to Israel Folau's new fundraising effort for his legal fight against Rugby Australia have surpassed $1.36 million and has raised more money than his removed GoFundMe appeal
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New Folau fundraiser draws $1000 per minute, more than $900k raised

Donations to Israel Folau's new fundraising effort for his legal fight against Rugby Australia have come in at more than $1000 per minute before midday and the total has exceeded $900,000.
SBS - Published

Israel Folau: Rugby star recoups donations in sacking row

israel folau: rugby star recoups donations in sacking row
Israel Folau draws new support for his fight against Rugby Australia over his anti-gay online posts.
BBC News - Published

New Folau fund tops $500k, including $100k from Australian Christian Lobby

Donations to Israel Folau's new fundraising effort have neared $600,000 with the Australian Christian Lobby backing his legal fight against Rugby Australia.
SBS - Published

New Folau fund tops half a million dollars

Donations to Israel Folau's new fundraising effort have neared $600,000 with the Australian Christian Lobby backing his legal fight against Rugby Australia.
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New Folau fund nears $500k within hours

The Australian Christian Lobby is backing Israel Folau's legal fight against Rugby Australia after his GoFundMe page was taken down on Monday.
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Israel Folau GoFundMe page removed for 'violating terms of service'

israel folau gofundme page removed for 'violating terms of service'
An online fundraising page by sacked former Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been taken down for violating GoFundMe's terms of service, the crowdfunding platform has said. The rugby star launched..
WorldNews - Published

Folau camp claims discrimination

Israel Folau has responded to GoFundMe Australia's decision to close his campaign to raise money for a legal fight against Rugby Australia.
SBS - Published

Israel Folau: Rugby star's fundraiser shut down over anti-gay views

israel folau: rugby star's fundraiser shut down over anti-gay views
Israel Folau had sought donations to fight his sacking by Rugby Australia over social media posts.
BBC News - Published

Israel Folau fundraiser for legal fight surpasses $630,000 despite backlash

More than $630,000 has been raised for Israel Folau through a Go Fund Me page to help pay for his legal battle against Rugby Australia.
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