It also proved a statistically significant win.
The deeply religious fullback now has 72 hours to appeal the termination of his contract. 
They maintain their stranglehold over their rivals.
The closed-door code of conduct tribunal was initially scheduled for only one day, but the governing body has said a decision is still not expected Tuesday.
The Lions provide quite a few interesting developments this weekend.
Bernard Foley said Friday that the NSW Waratahs have enough depth to cope without Israel Folau, hitting out at his long-time teammate for disrupting their season.

World Rugby Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments

A formal hearing, before representatives of Rugby Australia, the professional players association and an independent figure, is likely to be delayed

World Rugby Folau handed termination notice over anti-gay comments

The deeply religious 30-year-old sparked uproar last week for a social media post saying “Hell awaits” homosexuals.

World Rugby Folau to ‘fight for career’ after anti-gay row

The deeply religious Folau held talks with Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle, a day after she said she intends to sack him for posting on Instagram that “Hell awaits” homosexuals.

World Rugby UPDATE: Disarray for Wallabies as Rugby Australia intends to cut Folau’s contract

He is considered crucial for the Wallabies’ hopes at this year’s World Cup in Japan, but his controversial religious statements have caught up with him.

World Rugby Folau reminds ‘sinners’ they’re going to Hell … AGAIN

The Waratahs and Wallaby star will now severely test administrators’ resolve.

World Rugby Fiji win fifth consecutive Hong Kong Sevens

Fiji are within striking distance of the Rugby Sevens series championship after their fifth consecutive victory in Hong Kong Sunday, storming a determined but outmuscled France 21-7.

World Rugby US limp to finals at Hong Kong Sevens

The US Eagles are still in the fight at the Hong Kong Sevens despite narrow losses to England and Wales in the tournament’s final pool matches on Saturday.

World Rugby ‘Soft’ Aussies and the Beast – Super Rugby talking points

Five talking points ahead of this week’s games in Super Rugby:

World Rugby Rugby’s Crusaders review ‘offensive’ name, branding after mosque attack

Rugby’s Canterbury Crusaders said they were considering a name change Wednesday, admitting many found the association with the anti-Muslim crusades of the Middle Ages offensive in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

World Rugby Sunwolves stun Waratahs

It was a timely message from the struggling franchise, which a week ago learned it would be axed at the end of next season.

World Rugby Havili double as resurgent Crusaders blitz Hurricanes

Normal service was resumed as the Crusaders scored four tries to one, making amends for a defeat to the Waratahs last week that broke a 19-match winning streak.

World Rugby One good Read, two Folaus: Super Rugby talking points

Five talking points ahead of this week’s games in Super Rugby.

World Rugby Blues bury jinx as Super Rugby marks mosque attacks

The Aucklanders have finally beaten a New Zealand opponent again … after three years.




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