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Former Wallaby Folau hikes unfair dismissal claim to $A14 million

Melbourne, AustraliaReuters Former Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has raised his compensation claim against Rugby Australia (RA) and the New South Wales Waratahs to $A14 million in an updated court filing. Folau, a fundamentalist Christian, was previously seeking $A10 million in damages from RA and the Waratahs, who terminated his four-year contract in May after he […]

Australian rugby players’ union to conduct ‘faith’ review in wake of Folau sacking

Melbourne, AustraliaReuters Australia’s Rugby Union Players’ Association will convene a “faith review” to establish clearer guidelines for religious expression in the wake of Israel Folau’s sacking. Former Wallabies fullback Folau, a fundamentalist Christian, had his four-year contract terminated last week for a social media post that said hell awaits “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers” and others. Rugby […]