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SportRevealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell

20:31  04 june  2019
20:31  04 june  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Push to make religious beliefs exempt from workplace contracts after Israel Folau was sacked for saying gays will go to hell

Push to make religious beliefs exempt from workplace contracts after Israel Folau was sacked for saying gays will go to hell After Wallabies star Israel Folau was sacked over a religious Instagram post, Barnaby Joyce MP wants a specific law to stop employers penalising someone over religious beliefs. 'You can't bring people's faith beliefs into a contract,' he told the Sydney Morning Herald. 'Your own views on who God is, where God is or whether there's a God should remain your own personal views and not part of any contractual obligation.' Folau, 30, found himself in hot water after an Instagram post in April that said homosexuals are sinners and are going to hell.

Israel Folau could have prevented his multi-million dollar contract with Rugby Australia (RA) from being Israel Folau , 30, could have saved his rugby career if he avoided two words . A source has said the words ' Hell ' and 'warning' were detrimental to his career. They said if he 'd posted the Bible

Rugby chiefs said Folau ' s comments 'warrant termination of his employment'. Australian rugby star Israel Folau is facing a ban from the national side after claiming that gay people would go to hell . But Folau has refused to back down, saying it was up to God whether he would carry on playing and

Sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau could have prevented his multi-million dollar contract from being ripped up if he had avoided using two words in a controversial social media post.

The rugby union player was found to have made a high-level breach of his contract during a code of conduct hearing in Sydney last month.

If Folau, 30, had shared a direct Bible quote instead of the meme which warned 'Hell awaited homosexuals' unless they 'repented' then his employers Rugby Australia would reportedly have been unable to sack him.

A source told The Daily Telegraph that while Folau's post included the words 'warning' and 'Hell' the Bible quote he claimed to have been referencing does not mention either word.

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Folau ' s emotional response after his million rugby contract was torn up over anti- gay post Israel Folau made Instagram post saying gay people will go to hell in April On Friday, Rugby Australia announced that Folau ' s contracted was terminated Israel Folau says he 'deeply saddened' by Rugby Australia 's decision to tear up his million

Israel Folau , who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A million "My fight with Rugby Australia to defend my right to practice my religion has so far cost my wife Maria and me over A READ: Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of contract .

Revealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Israel Folau (pictured left with wife Maria) could have prevented his contract with Rugby Australia from being ripped up if he had avoided using two words in his social media post Revealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited If Folau had shared a direct Bible quote instead of the meme (pictured) the RA would have struggled to sack him, a source claimed

'Izzy was getting told he'd go to hell if he took down the post, but if he had removed that image and re-posted word for word what the verse says, they couldn't have sacked him,' the source said.

A verse from Corinthians 6: 9-10, reads: 'Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?

'Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor homosexuals, nor sodomites, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners will inherit the kingdom of God'.

The mistake that finished Israel Folau's career

The mistake that finished Israel Folau's career Israel Folau was lured into a crucial admission during his Rugby Australia hearing, leading to his $5 million sacking.

Rugby Australia look set to tear up Israel Folau ' s contract after he posted Houston also said he hopes Folau grows to understand the importance of Christians loving even Unless Folau accepts his breach notice — ultimately giving RA the power to terminate his four-year, million contract — his

(CNN) Australian rugby union star Israel Folau has been sacked after he posted an anti- gay statement In a statement after his sacking was confirmed by Rugby Australia , Folau said he was "deeply Folau ' s multi-million dollar contract with Rugby Australia would have run until 2022, but

A second source said if Folau had removed the post and instead uploaded the Bible quotation word for word he could have potentially stopped his rugby career from crumbling.

Revealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A second source said if Folau (pictured left with wife Maria) had removed the post and instead uploaded the Bible quotation word for word he could have potentially stopped his rugby career from crumbling Revealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Folau (pictured), who did not appeal the decision made by the three-person panel through the RA's internal channels, said in a statement he had not accepted the verdict

'Certainly, it would have been a more problematic prosecution,' the source said.

Revealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell
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" Izzy was getting told he'd go to hell if he took down the post, but if he had removed that image and re-posted word for word what the verse says, they couldn't have sacked him"
A source close to Israel Folau

RA chief executive Raelene Castle had been concerned prior to Folau's hearing because of the lack of social media training he'd received as well as the absence of a social media clauses in his contract.

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Israel Folau willing to make a deal with NRL for return Israel Folau is reportedly making moves to save his professional sporting career by offering concessions to potential employers.

Officials from both Israel Folau ’ s teams said they planned to terminate his contract after he said Last April, Mr. Folau posted a comment on Instagram that God’s plan for gay people was “ HELL ” Rugby Australia issued him with a warning in response. In a column later that month for Players

Rugby Australia look set to tear up Israel Folau ' s contract after he posted anti- gay comments on Share on Reddit reddit. Israel Folau is fighting for his rugby career, but Rugby Australia are Folau has the right to go through a code of conduct hearing before Rugby Australia can officially terminate

Rugby Australia decided to alert Wallabies sponsors about the outcome of the hearing before they told Folau.

The six sponsors Qantas, Vodafone, Land Rover, ASICS, Accenture and HSBC, had insinuated they would end their relationship with the RA unless Folau was sacked or apologised.

Folau, who did not appeal the decision made by the three-person panel through the RA's internal channels, said in a statement he had not accepted the verdict.

'My decision not to commence Rugby Australia's appeal process is in no way an acceptance of the judicial panel's findings,' he said.

'I simply do not have confidence in Rugby Australia's ability to treat me fairly or lawfully throughout this process.'

Folau's team are understood to be considering their next steps in regards to the case.

They could lodge a complaint with the Fair Work Commission for an unlawful dismissal on religious grounds, or could take RA to the Supreme Court.

Revealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Folau (pictured) had reportedly considered deleting his infamous post to save his career after he met with Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle on April 12

Folau had reportedly considered deleting his infamous post to save his career after he met with Ms Castle on April 12.

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Israel Folau scores for Australia against England last November. (CNN) Australian rugby star Speaking at a church service in Sydney Sunday, Folau said the situation was "very challenging," but revealed there had been "opportunities to Folau ' s contract with Rugby Australia runs until 2022

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But after speaking with his father Eni, a Christian pastor, two days later, Folau refused to remove the controversial post, which left officials no other option but to sack him.

'You'll go to hell, son,' Eni reportedly told Folau, when he confessed he was thinking about deleting the Instagram post, The Sunday Telegraph reported.

According to Eni, who played a crucial role in Folau becoming a born-again Christian in 2017, going back on his words would be sacrilege that would destine him for hell.

The conversation was the clincher that, in Folau's mind, reaffirmed what he must do - and that was to stay true to his beliefs, which ended any hope for rugby redemption.

Revealed: The two words that forced Rugby Australia to tear up Israel Folau's $5million contract after he said gay people would go to hell© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited According to Eni Folau (pictured), who played a crucial role in Folau becoming a born-again Christian in 2017, for his son to go back on his words would be sacrilege
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