Israel Folau

Israel Folau set to make comeback to international rugby with Tonga

Former Wallabies outside back Israel Folau is set to make a comeback to international rugby after being named in Tonga squad for the Pacific Nations Cup in July.
27 May 2022

Israel Folau keen to represent Tonga in 2023 Rugby World Cup

Former Australia fullback Israel Folau has expressed his desire to represent Tonga in the upcoming 2023 Rugby World Cup.
23 March 2022

Israel Folau to make rugby union return after signing contract with Japan club Shining Arcs

Former Australia international Israel Folau will make a return to rugby union after signing a contract with Japanese club NTT Communications Shining Arcs.
5 July 2021

Rugby Australia terminate Israel Folau's contract

Rugby Australia has confirmed the contract termination of Wallabies fullback Israel Folau following his controversial social media anti-gay posts.
17 May 2019

Israel Folau guilty of 'high level breach' of Rugby Australia's player code of conduct

Wallabies full-back Israel Folau has been found to have committed a 'high-level breach' of Rugby Australia Code of Conduct' for his recent anti-gay post in social media.
8 May 2019

Michael Cheika confirms Israel Folau will not be selected for Australia

Australia head coach Michael Cheika slammed Israel Folau for his recent controversial comments and insisted that the full-back will not be selected in the national squad for the World Cup scheduled in Japan later this year.
15 April 2019

RFU to meet Billy Vunipola after his comments in support of Israel Folau

The Rugby Football Union and Gallagher Premiership club Saracens have condemned the comments of Billy Vunipola after the England number eight came in support of Israel Folau's controversial social media anti-gay post.
13 April 2019

Israel Folau in danger of losing Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union contracts

Full-back Israel Folau has landed himself in trouble once again with Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union intending to terminate his contract following another controversial social media post
11 April 2019

Full-back Israel Folau signs four-year deal with Australia

Full-back Israel Folau will remain with Australia and Super Rugby club Waratahs at least until 2022 after signing a new contract.
9 February 2019

Rugby Rumours: Crotty follows Read, Smith to Quins, Bath's incoming props, Rugby's top earners

Crotty follows Read, Smith to Quins, Bath's incoming props, Rugby's top earners
11 January 2019

Israel Folau to start at outside centre for Australia

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has named Israel Folau for the first time at outside centre for the third and final Bledisloe Cup clash against New Zealand in Yokohama.
26 October 2018

Israel Folau poised to sign three-year deal with Rugby Australia and Waratahs

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau is set to sign a three-year deal with Rugby Australia and Waratahs according to reports.
12 October 2018

Israel Folau named in Australia squad for Rugby Championship clash against South Africa

Australia full-back Israel Folau has returned to the Rugby Championship squad for the upcoming encounter against South Africa to be played in Brisbane on 8th September.
3 September 2018

Folau: "I'll still keep attacking the ball the way I do"

Israel Folau has revealed he will not change his style of competing for the ball in the air despite his one game ban.
2 July 2018

Folau's appeal against one-match ban dismissed

Waratahs will miss the services of Australia international Israel Folau in the weekend's Super Rugby clash against Rebels after his appeal against a one-match ban was dismissed.
29 June 2018

Folau banned following O'Mahony tackle

Israel Folau has received a one match ban after making contact in the air with Peter O'Mahony in Australia’s third Test defeat against Ireland.
27 June 2018

TJ Perenara slams Israel Folau's comments on homosexuality

New Zealand international TJ Perenara has slammed the comments made by Wallabies star Israel Folau on homosexuality.
18 April 2018

Israel Folau's anti-gay comment draws criticism from Rugby Australia

Rugby Australia has slammed Wallabies star Israel Folau for his recent comments in which he stated that gay people would go to hell.
5 April 2018

Farrell in contention for World Rugby's player of the year award

England and Saracens pair Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje are among the nominations named by World Rugby for the player of the year award.
14 November 2017

Folau confident of taking All Blacks down with improved partnership with Foley

Australia international Israel Folau believes his partnership with playmaker Bernard Foley will be the key when they face New Zealand in Bledisloe Cup next month.
5 July 2017