Sin-binned: rugby hits freedom of speech hard On 10 April, Israel Folau, a high-profile Australian rugby union player, posted a summary of 1 Corinthians 5:9-11 on social media. He added that: ‘hell awaits people who don’t repent.’ en Israel Folau | photo: Wikimedia Commons Folau also sent a Tweet criticising the Tasmanian parliament, which has become the first Australian state to make it legally optional to list gender on birth certificates. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.