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Folau axed by Rugby Australia over Instagram post

Bangkok Post Saturday, 18 May 2019 ()
Five weeks after they first committed to sacking Israel Folau, Rugby Australia finally terminated the Wallabies fullback's contract on Friday on the recommendation of a disciplinary panel that decided he had breached their rules on inclusion. - REUTERS
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Five weeks after they first committed to sacking Israel Folau, Rugby Australia finally terminated the Wallabies fullback&apos;s contract on Friday on the recommendation of a disciplinary panel that decided he had breached their rules on inclusion. Julian Satterthwaite reports

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