That was a shocker, I guess it is the equivalent of Korea beating Italy at their home World Cup in 2002.
Israel Folau has courted more controversy by refusing to join teammates and opponents in taking a knee to acknowledge the Black Lives Matter movement in the return of the English Super League.
The former Wallabies fullback's Catalans side were hammered 34-6 by champions St Helens in the first match since the competition was halted due to the coronavirus in March.
- Folau has courted controversy since homophobic comments he made on social media led to him being sacked by Rugby Australia
- His coach said he was free to make a personal choice to stand while team mates acknowledged the Black Lives Matter movement
- Premier League football matches have seen players take a knee before kick-off, which the Super League wants to replicate
However, the biggest talking point of the game came before kick-off when Folau remained standing while the 25 other players on the field and the referee knelt briefly at Headingley in the UK.
The Black Lives Matters movement has grown around the world since the death of American George Floyd while being arrested in May.
And all recent Premier League football matches have seen players take a knee before kick-off — a move Super League said they wanted to replicate.
What is the rugby players name and handle I want to follow and like his post and share it on my stories tooHe stated that all homosexuals go to hell. He was told to retract his comments or face termination of his lucrative contract. He has refused to retract.
This is how it begins... when men suddenly find courage. To prevent it from being contagious, the establishment will levy harsh punishments on men like him, but it won't work. More men will speak out.
Rugby Union is becoming garbage as its so woke and its just constant whistle from the refs you say?Rugby union is pure garbage as a sport. It’s become beyond woke and just ends up being 80minutes of ridiculous penalties. Sad.