Rugby Union

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Folau just proved it was all about money

Folau just proved it was all about money

The notion Israel Folau is a martyr for his faith or flag-bearer for freedom of speech has been shown to be horses---, writes Joe Hildebrand

Israel Folau’s next big move revealed

Israel Folau’s next big move revealed

With his war against Rugby Australia coming to an end last week, Israel Folau is looking to remain in the spotlight as he eyes a new home

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Jones: Nine blunders that ruined rugby

Jones: Nine blunders that ruined rugby

Alan Jones has blasted a “delusional” Raelene Castle — not just for Rugby Australia’s treatment of Israel Folau but a long list of mistakes.

How RA boss’ 15-minute meeting could doom rugby

premium_icon How RA boss’ 15-minute meeting could doom rugby

It’s the Raelene Castle decision that could cost Rugby Australia much more than the Israel Folau settlement.

Thu 5 Dec 2019

‘Rolled over’: blowtorch turns on to rugby boss

‘Rolled over’: blowtorch turns on to rugby boss

Australian commentators have amplified calls for Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle to fall on her sword after the “costly debacle” with Israel Folau

Folau $8m settlement 'wrong', RA says

Folau $8m settlement 'wrong', RA says

Rugby Australia has rejected reports it will pay ex-Wallaby star Israel Folau $8 million in compensation as "wildly inaccurate"

Will Folau play again? Will Castle survive RA axe?

premium_icon Will Folau play again? Will Castle survive RA axe?

There are still many questions to be answered despite the multi-million settlement between Israel Folau and Rugby Australia on Wednesday.

‘NRL can’t stop clubs negotiating with Folau’

premium_icon ‘NRL can’t stop clubs negotiating with Folau’

NRL clubs claim their governing body – fearing a possible legal backlash – could backflip on their Israel Folau ban following his case with Rugby Australia.

$8 million for axed Wallaby Israel Folau

premium_icon $8 million for axed Wallaby Israel Folau

Israel Folau says he was vindicated by Rugby Australia’s dramatic cave-in, which included an apology to the former Wallaby and an $8 million settlement.

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Bravo, Izzy, my faith has been restored

premium_icon Bravo, Izzy, my faith has been restored

The former Wallaby fought, and won, against an organisation that battered him from pillar to post all while simply standing up for what he believes in.

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