The Instagram publish, which has not been deleted, listed “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolaters,” studying beneath, “Hell awaits you.”
Folau beforehand performed rugby league — a 13-man model of the sport with completely different guidelines — for Australia earlier than switching to Australian Guidelines soccer in 2011 after which rugby union in 2012.
“What I’ll do now could be give attention to taking part in nice rugby league and do my speaking on the sector.”
CNN has reached out to TNRL for affirmation however is but to obtain a response.
Folau might play for Tonga in opposition to Nice Britain in October and Australia in November. He beforehand performed eight occasions for the Kangaroos — Australia’s rugby league workforce — however is eligible to play for Tonga by way of his dad and mom.
Folau’s brother John, a teammate of the previous Wallaby on the NSW Warratahs, has additionally signed to play rugby league for Tonga after being granted permission to depart the Tremendous Rugby facet.
“They may make a big impact within the workforce and supply thrilling assault choices all around the park.
“This shall be nice increase to the internationals, and I am unable to wait to see the gang assist that it will generate from our well-known Mate Ma’a Tonga supporters. It’s good to see the RLIF approving these gamers for internationals. That is nice for the sport.”