Rugby Australia Settles With Israel Folau After Being Sacked Over ‘High-Level Breach’ Bible Post

(The Christian Institute) Israel Folau has reached a settlement with Rugby Australia (RA) after he was controversially sacked over posts on social media.

Folau took legal action against his sport’s governing body after his playing contract was terminated over a social media post quoting the Bible.

RA claimed the Instagram 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.

A joint statement said that Folau had posted “genuinely-held religious beliefs” and had not intended to hurt or offend people.

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