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Land Rover take back car given to Israel Folau

Land Rover take back car given to Israel Folau

Land Rover have taken back a car supplied to rugby player Israel Folau as part of a sponsorship deal. The car manufacturer sponsors Rugby Australia and has part of the deal provides cars to players, but they took back the car given to Israel Folau in the wake of his controversial comments about homosexuality. In […]

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Israel Folau: “I stand firm in what I believe in”

Israel Folau: “I stand firm in what I believe in”

Australian rugby star Israel Folau has publicly reaffirmed that he stands by his statement that gay people are destined for “Hell” last month. The Wallabies player sparked criticism when he posted on Instagram that gay people will go to hell unless they repent for their sins, and responded to the controversy with a lengthy article […]

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Treasurer Scott Morrison applauds Israel Folau’s “strong character”

Treasurer Scott Morrison applauds Israel Folau’s “strong character”

Treasurer Scott Morrison has applauded rugby player Israel Folau’s stance against gay people saying it showed “strong character”. Folau has dominated news headlines for the last fortnight after he posted a message on social media saying God would send gay people to hell unless they repent for their sins. The comments upset Rugby’s major sponsor […]

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Israel Folau threatens to quit rugby over beliefs about gay people

Israel Folau threatens to quit rugby over beliefs about gay people

Rugby star Israel Folau has told supporters that he offered to quit playing rugby following criticism of his statements suggesting gay people are headed “to hell”. Yesterday the controversial player posted an lengthy article outlining why he had posted a comment to social media saying that God would send gay people to hell unless they […]

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Israel Folau outlines his beliefs, responds to criticism in new column

Israel Folau outlines his beliefs, responds to criticism in new column

Aussie Rugby star Israel Folau has published an article in response to backlash to his recent social media comments, where he said gay people would go to “hell” if they didn’t repent for their sins. In an essay for Players Voice, the Wallaby begins by stating that he believes others lives are not his to judge. […]

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Opinions divided over Israel Folau’s statements about gay people

Opinions divided over Israel Folau’s statements about gay people

The debate surrounding rugby player Israel Folau’s public comments saying that gay people will be sent to hell unless they repent for their sins shows no sign of abating. Discussion regarding religious freedom, freedom of speech and respect for LGBTI people has centred on the high profile rugby player after he made a comment on […]

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Rugby boss says Folau could have put a “positive spin” on his message

Rugby boss says Folau could have put a “positive spin” on his message

Sportsman Israel Folau met with Rugby bosses yesterday to discuss the recent furor over his social media post that proclaimed gay people will go to “hell” unless they “repent” for their sins. Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle and Andrew Hore, the CEO of Folau’s team the New South Wales Waratahs, met with the player […]

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Israel Folau tweets bible verse about persecuted Christians

Israel Folau tweets bible verse about persecuted Christians

Rugby star Israel Folau has tweeted a bible verse about Christians being persecuted following criticism over his comments saying that God sends gay people to hell unless they repent. Last week Folau was criticised for his comments on Instagram, and the story has made headlines around the world. Today the rugby player posted a cryptic […]

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Rugby player Israel Folau under fire for saying gay people go to hell

Rugby player Israel Folau under fire for saying gay people go to hell

Rubgy player Israel Folau has been criticised for saying gay people go to hell. Six months after encouraging people to vote ‘No’ to marriage equality the high profile rugby star made a comment on his Instagram page saying gay people would end up in; “HELL… Unless they repent of their sins and turn to God”. […]

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Rugby star Israel Folau declares his opposition to marriage equality

Rugby star Israel Folau declares his opposition to marriage equality

Australian Rugby League may have declared their support for marriage equality, same-sex couples and rainbow families, but one of the game’s biggest stars has declared his opposition. The Wallabies superstar player Israel Folau has declared he’s not in favour of same-sex couples being allowed to wed. “I love and respect all people for who they […]

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