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Israel Folau To Resurrect Career With Return To NRL

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Israel Folau is looking to resurrect his sporting career with a potential return to rugby league and at least one NRL club is weighing up a potential move, according to media reports.

Jayden Masciulli

Jayden Masciulli

Is The Israel Folau Settlement A Win For Bigotry?

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After months and months of legal proceedings, the now-infamous Israel Folau dispute has finally reached a settlement.

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Sport

Rugby CEO Says Settlement With Folau Was 'Commercial Decision'

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Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle has said a settlement deal with Israel Folau was a "commercial decision" and the amount paid would remain confidential.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Father Killed After 'Freak' Christmas Lights Accident

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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Sport

Rugby Australia Apologises To Israel Folau, Settles Case With Confidential Terms

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Israel Folau had made a claim for $14 million from Rugby Australia, following his sacking from the national team after several controversial social media posts.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Chilling Moment Shark Knocks Young Boy Off Surfboard

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Shane Cubis

Shane Cubis

6 Times God Punished Us For What Israel Folau Did

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All week, I’ve been thinking hard about Israel Folau’s theological views – mainly the stuff about how God is punishing us for marriage equality by sending bushfires.

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National

Folau Roasted By Kiwi Restaurant, 'Donates' Meal Cost To Gay Youth Charity

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An Auckland restaurant has revealed how Israel Folau's meal payment was donated to a queer and gender diverse youth organisation.

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News

Aussies Burn Folau's Claims That Bushfires Are God's Punishment

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Politicians and religious leaders are among those who have savaged Israel Folau for linking the deadly bushfires to same-sex marriage and abortion.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dad Charged After Boy, 5, Brings Bag Of Heroin With Spider-Man Stickers To School

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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News

Israel Folau Claims Devastating Bushfires, Drought Are God's Punishment

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Sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau claims the bushfires that have devastated the nation and left six Australians dead are God's punishment for legalising abortion and same-sex marriage.

Shane Cubis

Shane Cubis

This Kind Of Religion Has No Place In Modern Civilisation

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This week, the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Glenn Davies, told supporters of marriage equality to leave the church.

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Views

Let Folau Play, You Can't Condemn Him For Preaching The Words Of Your White Ancestors

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Growing up as a mixed-race Tongan-Australian woman from Mt Druitt meant I grew up with the King James version of The Holy Bible.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Airline Helps Passengers Avoid Screaming Babies

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

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Sport

Israel Folau Set To Return To Rugby League And Play AGAINST Australia

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Exiled former rugby union player Israel Folau has registered to play for Tonga in their two Test matches later this year.

Irfan Yusuf

Irfan Yusuf

The Hypocrisy At The Heart Of The Call For 'Freedom Of Religion'

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The latest chapter in the Israel Folau saga unfolded Tuesday in a Melbourne court, with a judge urging the footy star to settle his 'freedom of religion' dispute with Rugby Australia through mediation.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Lures Seagulls To Death By Throwing Chips On Busy Road

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

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Updated

Israel Folau's Instagram, Twitter Accounts Reappear On Eve Of Court Hearing

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Former Wallaby Israel Folau and his controversial posts have reappeared on social media, after appearing to have been deleted the day before his hearing against Rugby Australia begins.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dentists Find Hundreds Of Teeth In Young Boy's Mouth

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Tim Costello

Tim Costello

This Is Why I Said Christians Need To Relax

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There’s a fair bit of noise surrounding freedom of religion these days, as showcased by Israel Folau -- who posted to Instagram a list of 'sinners', and claimed that without repenting, they would be destined for hell.

James Norman

James Norman

Sorry ScoMo, What Australia Needs Is Freedom FROM Religion

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There was ScoMo just last night, his right hand likely raised heavenward, surrounded by 21,000 devotees at the Australian Hillsong annual conference, pontificating about what Australia needs now:

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News

GoFundMe: Do We Actually Know Where Our Money Is Going?

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Australians are a giving bunch, with more than two million of us donating over $200 million to various GoFundMe causes alone -- but how do we know the cash is going to the right place?

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Sport

And We're Off To Court, As Folau And Rugby Australia Fail To Reach Settlement

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Israel Folau said he is disappointed a settlement wasn't reached with Rugby Australia at a conciliation meeting before the Fair Work Commission on Friday.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

If Someone Tells You To ‘Go To Hell’, You Could Do Worse Than Follow Their Advice

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If someone tells you to go to hell, you could do worse than follow their advice.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Student Attacked And Killed By Three Sharks As Parents Watched

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Stop Asking People To Fund Your Crusades

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So, it seems not only has the world gone mad, but now we can crowdfund it to happen.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Beaten After Reporting Son's Bully To School

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Sport

Sport

Israel Folau Pauses Fundraising Campaign After Raising $2 Million

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The Australian Christian Lobby is "hitting the pause button" on their Israel Folau fundraiser, giving no reason why they've suddenly stopped well short of the $3 million goal.

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National

Israel Folau Calls GoFundMe Decision 'Discrimination', Will Continue Legal Fight

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Israel Folau called GoFundMe's decision to axe his fundraising campaign part of a "continuing campaign of discrimination".

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

Maria Folau Should Consider Herself Blessed Her Contract Wasn’t Torn Up

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HALLELUJAH. The powers that be have seen the light.

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Sport

Israel Folau's GoFundMe Has Been Taken Down

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The GoFundMe page set up by Israel Folau asking supporters to donate to his legal proceedings against Rugby Australia has been removed.

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10 News First

'He’s Not Here': Israel Folau Missing From Church Service As Backlash Builds

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Israel Folau’s usual Sunday service was not held in the house of God, but inside his home this week.

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Sport

Brutal Folau Backlash, As People Post Images Of Sick Kids' GoFundMe Pages

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A millionaire is seeking millions to fight a battle he created.

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Sport

Israel Folau Asking Public For $3 Million To Fight Rugby Australia

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Former rugby star Israel Folau is asking for $3 million to pay for mounting legal costs as he fights his terminations from Rugby Australia and Rugby NSW.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Lost At Sea After Taking Google Maps Shortcut

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Family Home Destroyed Allegedly By Exploding Washing Machine

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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Sport

Israel Folau To Sue Rugby Australia For 'Wrongful Termination'

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Sacked rugby union player Israel Folau will take Rugby Australia to court over what his representatives have called his "unlawful termination".

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Updated

Folau Not Appealing But Not Accepting Rugby Australia's Decision

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Israel Folau is not appealing Rugby Australia's decision to terminate his contract, but this "is no way an acceptance" of its findings.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Paramedic Nearly Dies After Macca's Mix-Up

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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Updated

Israel Folau Sacked By Rugby Australia

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Israel Folau has now officially responded to being sacked by Rugby Australia.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Diner Accidentally Served $8,500 Bottle Of Red

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

'I'm Not Running For Pope, I'm Running For Prime Minister'

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Being forced to clarify that you don't believe gay people go to hell is not exactly an ideal situation just days out from an election.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bride Furious After Guests Bring Tupperware Containers For Leftovers

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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Sport

Qantas Chief Says He Is 'Quite Happy' About Israel Folau Ruling

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The head of Rugby Australia's biggest sponsor says he is "quite happy" with the organisation's tough ruling against Israel Folau.

Politics

Politics

Folau 'Shouldn’t Suffer Employment Penalty' For Anti-Gay Posts: Shorten

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Rugby star Israel Folau is “entitled to his beliefs” and shouldn’t be penalised for them, Labor leader Bill Shorten told an election debate.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Kicked Off Flight For Ignoring Safety Video

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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Sport

Israel Folau Has Only Himself To Blame For Breaking The Workplace Rules

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If you don't like your employer's rules, go work somewhere else.

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Sport

Israel Folau Guilty Of High Level Rugby Australia Code Of Conduct Breach

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Israel Folau has been found guilty of a high level breach of Rugby Australia's code of conduct, a three-person panel has found.

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National

Israel Folau Posted Anti-Gay Message 'Out Of Love', Defends Family

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As Israel Folau faced his second day in front of the Rugby Australia code of conduct board fighting to retain his career, his congregation met for an emotional Sunday service.

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National

Israel Folau Cries While Defending His Faith In Easter Sermon

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One day before the Rugby Australia hearing to save his career, video has emerged of Israel Folau's emotional Easter address.

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Sport

John Hopoate Thinks People Need To 'Toughen The F Up' Over Israel Folau Comments

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Controversial former NRL player John Hopoate has come out swinging in defence of Israel Folau.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bloke Charged After Squirting Urine-Filled Water Pistol At Neighbour

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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Sport

'Unapologetic. No Remorse': Israel Folau Sacked For Homophobic Posts

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Rugby Australia bosses have served Israel Folau a termination notice after last week's offensive social media posts, saying he was "unapologetic" and "showed no remorse".

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News

Israel Folau Was Once The Poster Boy For A Gay Rugby Tournament

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You can't make this stuff up.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Bosses In Court After Trafficking Men To Catch Chickens

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Sport

Sport

Israel Folau Booted By Rugby Australia Over Homophobic Statements

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Rugby Australia has said it intends to terminate Israel Folau's contract over his repeated homophobic statements.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

Why Folau And Mundine Are Like Bart Simpson With A Megaphone

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Growing up, I thought the most publicity a sportsperson could get was to do post-game interviews and eventually ride off into the sunset and feature in Lowes commercials.