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Israel Folau settles legal case with Rugby Australia and aplogises for ‘any hurt or harm caused’

WorldNews Wednesday, 4 December 2019
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 on Wednesday. The terms of the settlement were undisclosed. "Rugby Australia, NSW Rugby and Israel Folau have today settled their legal dispute following the dismissal of Israel Folau after he posted a religious message on social media," they said in the statement. Download the new Indpendent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now Folau launched legal action against Rugby Australia (RA) and the Waratahs when his four-year contract was terminated in May after he...
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Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle has defended their decision to reach a settlement with Israel Folau following his sacking for anti-LGBT posts on social media.

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