Israel Folau's bitter legal dispute with Rugby Australia is over, with both parties announcing that they have reached a confidential agreement, in a joint statement released today 4 December.
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Wednesday 4 December 2019
Wednesday 12 June 2019
There is no such thing as an own goal in rugby, but Rugby Australia, the game’s governing body in Australia, has done its very best to score one by terminating the contract of Israel Folau. In doing so, it has lost the services of a star fullback who has played 73 tests for Australia. ... But once we allow, as a ground for restricting someone’s freedom of speech or action, the claim that someone else has been offended by it, freedom is in grave danger of disappearing entirely. By Peter Singer