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Tonga offer sacked Folau World Cup lifeline
Sydney, June 13, 2019 (AFP) - Tonga coach Toutai Kefu wants sacked Wallaby Israel Folau to play for the Pacific island nation at the 2023 World Cup and has been in touch about switching allegiances, a report said Thursday.
The devoutly Christian fullback was fired by Rugby Australia last month for posting homophobic comments on social media in a case that sparked debate about religious expression.
Folau, who is of Tongan heritage, has launched le ...