Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post

FILE PHOTO: Australian Wallabies Rugby team fullback Israel Folau leaves a news conference with Australian Rugby Union general manager Rob Clarke at the Wallabies Headquarters in Sydney, July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Reed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Five weeks after they first committed to sacking Israel Folau, Rugby Australia finally terminated the Wallabies fullback’s contract on Friday on the recommendation of a disciplinary panel that decided he had breached their rules on inclusion. The protracted saga was sparked by Folau’s Instagram post on April 10 that said hell awaited […]

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