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Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia

Rugby player Israel Folau has confirmed he’s moving forward with his legal action against Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs. Rugby Australia sacked Folau, ending his multimillion dollar contract, after he posted several comments about homosexuality and religion to social media. Rugby Australia argue that Folau breached their player’s code of ethics with the posts. […]

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ACL says Folau will refund money not used in legal campaign

ACL says Folau will refund money not used in legal campaign

Australian Christian Lobby Managing Director Martyn Iles has promised that money raised for rugby player Israel Folau’s legal action against Rugby Australia will not be used for any other purpose. In his regular YouTube video update Iles said Folau and the Australian Christian Lobby would be returning any unused funds to donors pro rata. “He’s […]

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ACL pauses campaign for Israel Folau with over $2 million raised

ACL pauses campaign for Israel Folau with over $2 million raised

The Australian Christian Lobby has hit the pause button on their fundraising campaign for Israel Folau with over $2 million raised for the multi-millionaire rugby player. Folau is appealing to the public to help fund his legal action against Rugby Australia who terminated his employment contract in relation to a series of social media posts […]

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Folau fundraiser relaunched at the Australian Christian Lobby

Folau fundraiser relaunched at the Australian Christian Lobby

Rugby player Israel Folau’s fundraiser has been re-launched under the auspices of the Australian Christian Lobby. Just hours after GoFundMe pulled down Folau’s fundraiser saying it breached their terms of service, the scheme has reappeared on the Australian Christian Lobby’s website. Managing Director Martyn Iles said his organisation would be donating $100,000 to the rugby […]

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GoFundMe delete Israel Folau’s fundraising campaign

GoFundMe delete Israel Folau’s fundraising campaign

GoFundMe have removed Israel Folau’s fundraising campaign from their platform saying it violated their terms of service. The fundraising campaign had raised over $700,000 to fund the legal challenge against Folau’s employment termination from Rugby Australia. Folau had been seeking $3 million dollars from the public. The company said it discovered Folau’s campaign violated it […]

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Bernard Gaynor engages in fiery interview with 3AW’s Justin Smith

Right wing commentator Bernard Gaynor has engaged in a fiery interview with 3AW presenter Justin Smith. Gaynor was one of the first people to donate to Israel Folau’s GoFundMe campaign. The fundraising effort aims to raise $3 million dollars for the former rugby player’s legal bills as he prepares to challenge Rugby Australia over his […]

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‘Don’t listen to Folau’ says the sign at Gosford Anglican Church

‘Don’t listen to Folau’ says the sign at Gosford Anglican Church

Gosford Anglican Church is famous for its politically charged and often humorous sign out the front of the church. This week, Father Rod Bower had a message for LGBT Australians. Weighing into the debate over comments made by former Rugby player Israel Folau the church’s message was simple – just don’t listen to Folau’s comments […]

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Daisy Cousens says people should move on from Israel Folau

Daisy Cousens says people should move on from Israel Folau

Conservative youth commentator Daisy Cousens says people should get over being offended by Israel Folau’s biblical statements about transgender and gay people. The YouTube star, who boasts over 100,000 followers, shared her thoughts on Monday night’s edition of The Bolt Report. Cousens said she didn’t agree with Folau’s views but said the criticism of him […]

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Israel Folau speaks out against LGBTI+ people in Sunday sermon

Israel Folau speaks out against LGBTI+ people in Sunday sermon

Former rugby union star Israel Folau has reportedly again spoken out against the LGBTI+ community while delivering a sermon at a Sydney church. Speaking at The Truth of Jesus Christ Church in Kenthurst, Folau calls homosexuality a sin, and says the devil is the cause of transgender and gender diverse children in schools. “This is […]

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Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia

Rugby player Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia saying he was wrongly terminated from his employment. The player’s legal representatives have confirmed that applications have been filed with the Fair Work Commission over the termination of his multi-million dollar contract. Rugby Australia dismissed Folau from his employment after it ruled he had […]

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