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Australia's director of rugby Scott Johnson opens up on Israel Folau scandal

New Zealand Herald Saturday, 11 May 2019 ()
Australia's director of rugby Scott Johnson opens up on Israel Folau scandalRugby Australia's new director of rugby has opened up about a big frustration over the on-going Israel Folau saga.It's been a month since Folau's homophobic Instagram post dragged rugby and the wider sporting world into a heated...
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Saracens and England number 8 Billy Vunipola was booed as he arrived at St James’ Park for the Champions Cup final against Leinster on May 12, as he continued to feel the heat for his defense of comments made by controversial rugby star Israel Folau. Australian rugby player Israel Folau was found...

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