Folaus repeated homophobic comments in social media, culminated in march with a Instagraminlägg, which he refuses to take away, with the text: ”drunks, homosexuals, adulterer, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, idolaters – hell awaits you.”
Israel has, through its statements, has not given us any choice. When players sign a contract with the Wallabies (national team), we can write also in on the team and the values of sport, " says Raelene Castle, ceo of Australia's rugbyförbund.
" He is a fantastic rugby player and we are disappointed and sad over the fact that he does not want to fulfill his four-year contract and their obligations to the Wallabies and also to the New South Wales government announced (club).
he is not welcome in the league, Super Rugby, where he for a time then became the main scorer (number of attempts).
the 30-year-old, who is deeply religious, was reprimanded last year for a similar statement in social media, but escaped the punishment, and wrote in February on a landslagskontrakt over four years, worth the equivalent of 26.5 million.
”I am saddened by today's decision to terminate my employment and I am considering my options,” says Folau in a statement.
Folau can appeal the decision.
In september, beginning world CUP in Japan.