Israel Folau

Rugby Player, Award Winner

1989 –

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Who is Israel Folau?

Israel Folau is an Australian professional rugby union footballer with the NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby.

Prior to signing with the Waratahs, Folau played Rugby league for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League from 2007 to 2008 where he broke the record for most tries in a debut year. He then played with the Brisbane Broncos from 2009 to 2010. Playing as either a wing or centre, Folau has also represented the Australian rugby league team and Queensland in State Origin matches, becoming the youngest player to play for both teams. For the 2011 season, Folau made his first code switch, joining the Greater Western Sydney Football Club in the Australian Football League. In December 2012, Folau announced he was to become a professional athlete in his third sport signing a one-year contract with the NSW Waratahs, moving codes once again to play rugby union.

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Born
Apr 3, 1989
Minto
Also known as
  • Isileli Folau
  • Izzy
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • Westfields Sports High School
Lived in
  • Sydney

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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