Super Rugby star Brad Weber lashes Aussie


SUPER Rugby star Brad Weber has expressed his disdain over Rugby Australia's decision to keep Israel Folau on track in a row of raging tweets directed against the controversial Wallaby

Folau, a devoted Christian and one of the most transferable codes players, wrote on social media this month that God's plan for homosexual people was hell unless they repented their sins.

The comments saw that the triple star footy star was absorbed in a tsunami of setbacks, which calls for his contract to be torn up reinforced by the day.

Weber said that he "could not stand" the idea of ​​playing his sport with "folks like Folau".

Rugby Australia said on Tuesday that it would not sanction Folau for controversial anti-gay comments posted on social media.

The Superstar in Wallabies revealed that he was willing to go away from the sport over his religious conviction.

"Rugby Australia will not sanction Israel Folau for its comment, posted on a social media platform on Ap ril 4," said a statement from the sports governing body.

The decision came after Folau defended the post late Monday at, a website for athletes to fly their views and said that he had written them "honestly and from the heart."

"Anyone who knows me knows I'm not the kind to disturb people intentionally," wrote the 29-year-old, adding the suggestions he was homophobic and fought "no longer from the truth".

Folau also smashed at the Rugle Australia-Raelene Palace for her comments about him after he was called into a meeting with the governing body that has an integration policy to stop discrimination against his anti-homosexual remarks. 19659003] The castle had said that the star had agreed to "think about" the effects of his posts and had acknowledged that his comments could have been made "in a more respectful way".

"I felt Raelene wrongly my attitude and my comments and did it to appease other people, wh I have to discuss with her and others in Rugby Australia," he wrote.

& # 39; We accept Israel's position & # 39;

Despite Folaus criticism of the castle, the rugby manager said on Tuesday that "We accept Israel's attitude" and that the player's post "reaffirmed its social media comment".

"Israel said in his own words that he did not intend to disturb people intentionally or hurt the game," said in a statement.

"rugby Australia will use this experience as an opportunity to remind all employees of their commitment to using social media in a respectful way." folau also revealed he told the castle he was ready to leave his contract immediately "if she felt the situation had become unsustainable-that I hurt rugby australia, its sponsors and the australian rugby community to such an extent that things could not be through work. "

The offer to break the contract, which ends this year, was not alright that he could return to rugby league, Folau added, speculating that several clubs in the National Rugby League (NRL) were interested in sign him.

"In no time have the last two weeks I wanted it," he added. "It's not about money or negotiation or contracts. It's about what I believe in and never compromising because my beliefs are far more important to me than my career and will always be." Rugby Australia has attempted to balance their desire for to sign Folau with the requirements of leading sponsors, including the national airline Qantas, who made it clear to the governing body that it was not happy with Folaus posting.

Waratah's coach Daryl Gibson said he wanted his player to stay in the code and added that he knew discussions between Rugby Australia and Folau continued.

"We want Israel to be in rugby, he enjoys the game and so is our immediate concern that he stays in rugby," said Gibson to Tuesday's journalists.

"There has been no timeframe for these discussions." NRL's CEO Todd Greenberg added last week that Folaus's anti-gay remarks would not be tolerated if he chose to change codes to league.

Folau played in Australia's NRL from 2007-10 and mo by Aussie rules for two years before changing codes again, this time to union, signing with New South Wales Waratahs.



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