Australian Rugby Player Israel Folau Launches Legal Action After Contract Terminated Over ‘High-Level Breach’ Bible Post

(The Christian Institute) Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia (RA) after his playing contract was terminated over an Instagram post quoting the Bible.

RA claimed the post, which said Hell awaits “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars” and others, and called them to repent, was a “high-level breach” of its code of conduct.

Folau’s contract was terminated after an independent panel agreed with the governing body that the comments warranted his sacking rather than a fine or suspension.

Legal representatives for Folau have confirmed they have filed an application to the Australian Fair Work Commission.

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