The furore over Israel Folau's $3 million GoFundMe campaign could spark a review of how crowdfunding sites are monitored, experts say.
Sacked Wallaby Israel Folau’s bid to raise $3 million to pay for legal action against Rugby Australia is thwarted by GoFundMe, which has deleted his page saying it violated its terms of service.
Israel Folau fends off criticism he is "greedy", saying his $4 million contract was terminated after he expressed his religious beliefs and "thousands" of his supporters have written in to say "discrimination in the workplace is wrong".
Israel Folau says his legal fight against Rugby Australia and NSW Rugby over his contract being ripped up could end up in the High Court — and the former Wallaby is pleading with the public to donate $3 million to pay for his case.
The former Wallabies star urges worshippers to "preach repentance" in a sermon at his Sydney church, taking aim at Christians for not being vocal against gay marriage.
Brumbies star Christian Lealiifano will retire from Super Rugby at the end of the season, taking up a lucrative offer to play in Japan.
Lawyers for sacked rugby union international Israel Folau launch legal action in the Fair Work Commission against Rugby Australia, alleging their client's contract was unlawfully terminated under the Fair Work Act.
In his final press conference, marking the end of his Super Rugby career, David Pocock perfectly illustrated what his legacy to the game, and Australian sport, would be.
The flanker has struggled with injury throughout his time with the Brumbies and has only played three matches for the team this season as he sets his sights on the World Cup tournament in Japan later this year.
The saga of Israel Folau's social media posts, which resulted in his contract being torn up, has been bad for the game in this country — but it could have been worse, says Rugby Australia's Cameron Clyne.