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Sponsors would have walked out if Folau stayed, says Rugby Australia

Cameron Clyne says if Israel Folau had not been fired, sponsors would have deserted the sport.

Folau to head to court after conciliation hearing fails

Israel Folau is seeking A$5 million, plus compensation for foregone sponsorship and future contract income from Rugby Australia.

Folau demands apology in anti-gay row

Israel Folau is reportedly seeking A$10 million, including for lost sponsorship and marketing opportunities, a sum that could ruin Rugby Australia.

Folau sues for ‘substantial’ payout from Rugby Australia

Israel Folau takes legal action against Rugby Australia after he was dismissed over homophobic social media posts.

Senator presses for Folau sacking probe

Israel Folau's sacking has been referred to the Fair Work Ombudsman by a senior senator who suggested Rugby Australia may have broken the law.

No Folau appeal lodged against contract termination

Rugby Australia had given Israel Folau 72 hours to appeal, but the player effectively waived his right to another hearing.

Latu axed from Wallabies camp after drink-drive turmoil

It is another unwanted distraction for the sport, coming just a day after their star fullback Israel Folau was sacked for homophobic comments.

Courts beckon as Folau ponders appeal against sacking

Former Wallabies coach turned radio presenter Alan Jones says Folau will bring his case to court.

Rugby Australia chief admits Folau regrets but downplays Pacific backlash

Castle is confident Folau's sacking would not cause disunity, characterising the issue as simply a contract breach.

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

Folau has 72 hours to appeal, with reports saying he plans to take the case to the Supreme Court.

Folau opts for ‘God’ over rugby on social media

Folau sending a cryptic message on social media ahead of his verdict.

Folau says it would be ‘Satan’s work’ to back down in...

Folau says Satan offers one stuff that could look good to the eye and makes you feel comfortable.

Australia rugby director frustrated by Folau saga

Israel Folau was found guilty last week of a 'high-level' breach of the code of conduct after posting an anti-gay statement on social media.

Folau guilty of ‘high-level’ code of conduct breach

A decision on Israel Folau's punishment has yet to be made.

Folau rejected A$1 mln Rugby Australia settlement offer

Folau's hearing will continue on Sunday with no decision expected before Monday at the earliest.

Folau ‘anti-gay’ hearing begins in Sydney

Rugby Australia says a decision is not expected this weekend.

Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing

Israel Folau was issued a code of conduct breach notice on Monday following an investigation by RA's integrity unit and had 48 hours to respond.

Wallabies move to sack Folau over anti-gay comments

After being handed the breach notice, Folau has 48 hours to either accept the sanction or have the matter referred to a hearing.

Rugby Australia to fire Folau over anti-gay rant

Israel Folau is Super Rugby's all-time top try-scorer.

‘You need to believe your team can win’ – Castle blasts...

Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle criticised the poor play of Australian Super Rugby teams.