Sacked rugby player Israel Folau has launched court action against Rugby Australia (RA) in a case which may set a legal precedent for religious expression in Australian workplaces.
The former Wallabies player was fired in May after he wrote on social media that “hell awaits” gay people.
He argues his contract was unlawfully ended due to his Christian beliefs.
Australian rugby officials maintain that Folau breached a players’ code of conduct. Read more