Adam Lucius, YahooSport, 16 May 2023
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has revealed how he was aggressively confronted in the streets by irate fans demanding answers in the wake of the Israel Folau social media saga.
In a two-part documentary to air on ABC TV this month – titled Folau – the program explores the impact and fallout following the superstar's posting of a Bible verse warning homosexuals they were headed for hell.
The 2018 controversy ultimately led to Rugby Australia terminating Folau's contract after a heated code of conduct hearing. The documentary's synopsis reads: "Folau is the story of one of Australia's most gifted and controversial athletes, and how a media social post landed him at the heart of our cultural wars, derailing careers in the process."
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