Premiership: Bristol Bears 23-21 Saracens – Billy Vunipola booed as Saracens lose

Victory against Saracens moves Bristol 11 points clear of bottom spot Gallagher Premiership Bristol Bears (6) 23 Try: Luatua, Thomas Cons: Sheedy 2 Pens: Sheedy 2, Madigan Saracens (7) 21 Try: Whiteley, Bosch, Adams-Hale Con: Goode 2, George Bristol beat Saracens to boost their Premiership survival hopes, as Billy Vunipola was subjected to boos after […]

RFU to meet Vunipola over his defence of Folau’s ‘hell awaits gay people’ post

Folau has the fourth highest total of Test tries for Australia The Rugby Football Union says it does not support Billy Vunipola’s views after the England forward defended Israel Folau’s social media post claiming “hell awaits” gay people. Folau looks certain to be sacked by Australia for the comments. Vunipola, who was criticised for liking […]

Israel Folau: Rugby Australia calls further anti-gay posts ‘unacceptable’

Israel Folau has made 73 appearances Australia Rugby Australia has described an Israel Folau social media post, in which the full-back says “hell awaits” gay people, as “unacceptable”. Folau, 30, escaped punishment for similar comments last year, with the governing body saying it accepted – but did not support – his “position”. On Wednesday, he […]