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All Black Vaea Fifita 'likes' latest Israel Folau anti-gay outburst

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Israel Folau's latest homophobic outburst may have rugby repercussions on this side of the Tasman, with All Blacks flanker Vaea Fifita among the first to 'like' the social media post.

The Wallabies superstar took to Instagram on Wednesday night, claiming hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, idolaters", unless they repented.

He also slammed the Tasmania state government for making gender optional on birth certificates.

Fifita indicated his tacit approval of the sentiments with a 'like', which has New Zealand Rugby (NZR) trying to distance itself from the message, without totally throwing its player under the bus.

"New Zealand Rugby does not share the views expressed by Israel Folau, as they do not represent the values of rugby," said its statement. 

Vaea Fifita was one of the first to 'like' Folau's post.

"However, we understand that people have their own views and beliefs, which we believe should be expressed in a respectful manner."

It didn't clarify whether it thought a social media 'like' was a respectful manner.

NZR made history two years ago, when it became the first - and so far only - New Zealand sporting organisation to earn the Rainbow Tick for inclusion and diversity.

It also produced a powerful promotional video, with several All Blacks wearing rainbow-inspired black jerseys.

At the very least, Fifita's twitchy finger should cause some raised eyebrows across the Hurricanes dressing room this week.

Almost exactly 12 months ago, Folau expressed similar sentiments, when he was asked on Instagram 'what was God's plan for gay people??'

Among those strongly condemning his homophobic response was All Blacks and Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara, who is outspoken on a range of social issues.

"Let it go on the record that I am 100 percent against the comments that were made by Israel," he tweeted at the time. "It was not OK to say that.

"It's not an attitude I want to see in the game I love. There is no justification for such harmful comments."

This time, Perenara responded by simply sharing a post from former Welsh captain Gareth Thomas, who came out as gay in 2009.

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I don’t write this with hate or anger after Israel Folau’s comments.I write with sympathy. To everyone who reads it, don’t be influenced by his words. Be the better person and be YOU. Whoever YOU is..Hell doesn’t await YOU.Happiness awaits YOU.

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"I don't write this with hate or anger after Israel Folau's comments. I write with sympathy," the 44-year-old wrote. "To everyone who reads it, don't be influenced by his words. 

"Be the better person and be YOU, whoever YOU is. Hell doesn't await YOU, happiness awaits YOU."
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Bundee Aki too apparently :thumbdown:
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TJ will sort the dumb cunt out. What a fucking thicko.
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Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
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Flapanara seems to be the anti-Folau

Plum on the field champ off it. Good on ya flaps.
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Must say Fifita is trying his best not to get selected.
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Looks like SA is the only Southern nation to come out of this without scars. Wonder if it could damage their team morale.
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Samu Kerevi and Allan Alaalatoa "liked" it.
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CrazyIslander wrote:Must say Fifita is trying his best not to get selected.
His card was marked when he whinged about having to play in the second row last year, how it was too much like hard work
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Fifita is a bellend.

He is the guy everyone looks at when someone in the AB's set up churns out the 'no di8ckhead' policy.

Talented - sure.....AB material.....not a chance.
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naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
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Gazzamonster wrote:Fifita is a bellend.

He is the guy everyone looks at when someone in the AB's set up churns out the 'no di8ckhead' policy.

Talented - sure.....AB material.....not a chance.

Come on, the 'No dickheads' policy of the All Blacks is about the biggest joke in rugby history.
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grievous wrote:
naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
I’m glad you found my intentionally amusing post hilarious :thumbup:
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naki wrote:
grievous wrote:
naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
I’m glad you found my intentionally amusing post hilarious :thumbup:

I assume your posts about snuggling up to his wife were serious though.
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eldanielfire wrote:
Gazzamonster wrote:Fifita is a bellend.

He is the guy everyone looks at when someone in the AB's set up churns out the 'no di8ckhead' policy.

Talented - sure.....AB material.....not a chance.

Come on, the 'No dickheads' policy of the All Blacks is about the biggest joke in rugby history.
Merely a way to imply that I imagine Fifita wouldn't be the most 'respected' person in the AB's dressing room.
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eldanielfire wrote:
naki wrote:
grievous wrote:
naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
I’m glad you found my intentionally amusing post hilarious :thumbup:

I assume your posts about snuggling up to his wife were serious though.
Maria ‘Mata Hari’ Tutaia got the job done for her country. She deserves a nice snuggle
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naki wrote:
grievous wrote:
naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
I’m glad you found my intentionally amusing post hilarious :thumbup:
Oh, never noticed you were amusing before, congrats
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grievous wrote:
naki wrote:
grievous wrote:
naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
I’m glad you found my intentionally amusing post hilarious :thumbup:
Oh, never noticed you were amusing before, congrats
I realise you didn’t understand it, so I’ll slow it down for you.

My post was suggesting that Fifita and Folau’s Wallaby team mates were, much like thirsty Instagram ghouls, ‘liking’ Izzy’s posts to get in good with him and perhaps even slide into his DMs.

A brief note; I don’t actually think that. That’s called a “joke” and is not, in fact, a seriously held opinion.

This you somehow interpreted as “defending the ABs”. Because your brain is broken perhaps
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In the midst of all this anguish can we stand back for a moment and applaud Gareth Thomas’s post? 👏👏👏👏👏
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naki wrote:
grievous wrote:
naki wrote:
grievous wrote:
naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
I’m glad you found my intentionally amusing post hilarious :thumbup:
Oh, never noticed you were amusing before, congrats
I realise you didn’t understand it, so I’ll slow it down for you.

My post was suggesting that Fifita and Folau’s Wallaby team mates were, much like thirsty Instagram ghouls, ‘liking’ Izzy’s posts to get in good with him and perhaps even slide into his DMs.

A brief note; I don’t actually think that. That’s called a “joke” and is not, in fact, a seriously held opinion.

This you somehow interpreted as “defending the ABs”. Because your brain is broken perhaps
another zinger :lol:
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That's the first time I've seen the combination of words 'thirsty instagram ghouls', I like it.
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naki wrote:
eldanielfire wrote:
naki wrote:
grievous wrote:
naki wrote:Looks like a lot of his Wallaby teammates also

But then I ‘like’ a lot of hot girl’s posts without reading them. And Izzy is very hot
:lol: Naki is hilarious when he is in full AB defense mode
I’m glad you found my intentionally amusing post hilarious :thumbup:

I assume your posts about snuggling up to his wife were serious though.
Maria ‘Mata Hari’ Tutaia got the job done for her country. She deserves a nice snuggle
Did she? I thought the Silver Ferns are in trouble after getting no medals last commonwealth games.
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eldanielfire wrote: Did she? I thought the Silver Ferns are in trouble after getting no medals last commonwealth games.
Bugger the netball. I mean Operation Trojan Folau
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To a certain extent I admire Izzy's honesty, if you are going to be a religious freak do it full on. These part time religious types just keeping the bits they like piss me off. Like 90% of Irish catholics who have no idea what it says in the bible
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eldanielfire wrote: Did she? I thought the Silver Ferns are in trouble after getting no medals last commonwealth games.
Good grief, you're stupid.
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Hong Kong wrote:In the midst of all this anguish can we stand back for a moment and applaud Gareth Thomas’s post? 👏👏👏👏👏
It's lovely, such a top fella.
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
eldanielfire wrote: Did she? I thought the Silver Ferns are in trouble after getting no medals last commonwealth games.
Good grief, you're stupid.
Nah. You're just nasty.
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sewa wrote:To a certain extent I admire Izzy's honesty, if you are going to be a religious freak do it full on. These part time religious types just keeping the bits they like piss me off. Like 90% of Irish catholics who have no idea what it says in the bible
Neither does Folau!
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eldanielfire wrote:
sewa wrote:To a certain extent I admire Izzy's honesty, if you are going to be a religious freak do it full on. These part time religious types just keeping the bits they like piss me off. Like 90% of Irish catholics who have no idea what it says in the bible
Neither does Folau!
Probably wouldn't have so many tattoos if he did.
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eldanielfire wrote:
sewa wrote:To a certain extent I admire Izzy's honesty, if you are going to be a religious freak do it full on. These part time religious types just keeping the bits they like piss me off. Like 90% of Irish catholics who have no idea what it says in the bible
Neither does Folau!
I reckon he knows the bit St Paul wrote to the Romans pretty well as that section seems relevant to his viewpoints
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Zakar wrote:
eldanielfire wrote:
sewa wrote:To a certain extent I admire Izzy's honesty, if you are going to be a religious freak do it full on. These part time religious types just keeping the bits they like piss me off. Like 90% of Irish catholics who have no idea what it says in the bible
Neither does Folau!
Probably wouldn't have so many tattoos if he did.
Of course he would, thats one of the benefits of reading Paul’s thoughts in Acts 10 as expansively as many do. You get to pick and choose which parts of the Old Testament need to be followed strictly and which are just for a laugh.
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Mr Mike wrote:
Zakar wrote:
eldanielfire wrote:
sewa wrote:To a certain extent I admire Izzy's honesty, if you are going to be a religious freak do it full on. These part time religious types just keeping the bits they like piss me off. Like 90% of Irish catholics who have no idea what it says in the bible
Neither does Folau!
Probably wouldn't have so many tattoos if he did.
Of course he would, thats one of the benefits of reading Paul’s thoughts in Acts 10 as expansively as many do. You get to pick and choose which parts of the Old Testament need to be followed strictly and which are just for a laugh.
that I should not call any man common or unclean
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Zakar wrote:
Mr Mike wrote:
Zakar wrote:
eldanielfire wrote:
sewa wrote:To a certain extent I admire Izzy's honesty, if you are going to be a religious freak do it full on. These part time religious types just keeping the bits they like piss me off. Like 90% of Irish catholics who have no idea what it says in the bible
Neither does Folau!
Probably wouldn't have so many tattoos if he did.
Of course he would, thats one of the benefits of reading Paul’s thoughts in Acts 10 as expansively as many do. You get to pick and choose which parts of the Old Testament need to be followed strictly and which are just for a laugh.
that I should not call any man common or unclean
:?:
No. 6: St Paul condemns homosexuality in the opening chapter of the Book of Romans:
“In the same way also the men, giving up natural intercourse with women, were consumed with passion for one another. Men committed shameless acts with men and received in their own persons the due penalty for their error.” (Romans 1:27)
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Hong Kong wrote:In the midst of all this anguish can we stand back for a moment and applaud Gareth Thomas’s post? 👏👏👏👏👏
?
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Sounds like this St Paul fella was deep in the closet.
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Sounds more like an argument against celibacy than anything.

Committing shameless acts doesn't sound like a condemnation to me, just sounds like Paul's telling us the fellas were super into it.


Does he mention what the "due penalty" was?
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Sefton wrote:
Hong Kong wrote:In the midst of all this anguish can we stand back for a moment and applaud Gareth Thomas’s post? 👏👏👏👏👏
?
Alfie on Twitter wrote:I don’t write this with hate or anger after Israel Folau’s comments.I write with sympathy. To everyone who reads it, don’t be influenced by his words. Be the better person and be YOU. Whoever YOU is..Hell doesn’t await YOU.Happiness awaits YOU.
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Nolanator wrote:
Sefton wrote:
Hong Kong wrote:In the midst of all this anguish can we stand back for a moment and applaud Gareth Thomas’s post? 👏👏👏👏👏
?
Alfie on Twitter wrote:I don’t write this with hate or anger after Israel Folau’s comments.I write with sympathy. To everyone who reads it, don’t be influenced by his words. Be the better person and be YOU. Whoever YOU is..Hell doesn’t await YOU.Happiness awaits YOU.
:thumbup:
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At Paul was apparently also was told not to judge the sins of others, as noone is free of Sin.
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JB1981 wrote:Samu Kerevi and Allan Alaalatoa "liked" it.
Most of the islanders are hard core god botherers. TBF, AAA may be unable to read.
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