Australia national rugby union team
National team representing Australia in rugby union
Australia national rugby union team, nicknamed the Wallabies, is controlled by Rugby Australia. The team first played at Sydney in 1899, winning their first test match against the touring British Isles team.
Israel Folau: Sacking by Australia sends clear message, says referee Nigel Owens Rugby referee Nigel Owens says Israel Folau's sacking by Rugby Australia for anti-gay comments was an important step for the sport. BBC News - Published 4 days ago
Rugby bosses 'knew' they had to sack Folau after speaking with parents of LGBTQI+ kids Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau after speaking to parents of fans who were struggling with their sexuality. SBS - Published 4 days ago
Israel Folau conduct hearing to continue Sunday
Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing will continue for a second day with no decision expected before next week at the earliest, Rugby Australia said on Saturday.
Credit: Reuters - Sports Duration: 01:02 Published 3 weeks ago
Rugby Australia chief admits to issues over Israel Folau hearing Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle says with the benefit of hindsight her organisation could have handled the Israel Folau saga better. SBS - Published 4 days ago
Folau fired by Rugby Australia for contentious online posts Israel Folau’s status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn’t enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal.. WorldNews - Published 5 days ago Folau sacked by Rugby Australia after hearing Israel Folau's contract is terminated by Rugby Australia after he said "hell awaits" gay people in a social media post. BBC News - Published 5 days ago
'Israel left us with no choice': Folau sacked by Rugby Australia following social media post The fundamentalist Christian has been awaiting a verdict after being found guilty of a 'high-level' breach of Rugby Australia's code of conduct for a post on social media. SBS - Published 5 days ago
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