Sport Wests Tigers playmaker Josh Reynolds wants Israel Folau back in the NRL

15:58  17 april  2018
15:58  17 april  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Speaking on NRL 360 on Tuesday night, Reynolds said he'd gladly accept Folau back in the 13-man code. After making his Wests Tigers debut in the side's big win over Manly on the weekend, Reynolds faces up to a month on the sidelines with a shoulder injury.

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Wests Tigers playmaker Josh Reynolds says he would welcome Israel Folau back to the NRL if the under siege Waratahs and Wallabies back leaves rugby union.

Folau won't face punishment from Rugby Australia for saying gays will go to hell, but sponsors - including Qantas - are reportedly unhappy with the game's biggest Australian star.

In a statement released on Tuesday morning, RA announced it wouldn't sanction Folau for the comments made on social media last week after he explained himself in a story on the Players' Voice website.

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But, that might not be the end of the saga. 

a man wearing a blue shirt © Provided by Sportal com au Folau is in contract negotiations with RA, and says he wouldn't hesitate to walk away from the game if the situation deteriorates further.

Speaking on NRL 360 on Tuesday night, Reynolds said he'd gladly accept Folau back in the 13-man code.

"I like it - I'd like to have him back in the game," Reynolds said.

"I like watching him play. I watch a bit of union now and he kills it there.

"When he used to leap in the air, it was unfair - it was like a man against boys. And he was a kid when he was doing it.

"Now he's 10 years down the track, he's probably smarter."

Sharks veteran, Luke Lewis, also chimed in, saying Folau is the complete package.

"He's an athlete all over," he said.

"He can run, he can tackle, he can do it all."

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Folau has been out of action since the Waratahs' 24-17 win over the Brumbies in round seven. He missed the side's trip to Japan to play the Sunwolves, and sat out the Tahs' 37-16 defeat of the Reds at the SCG last Saturday.

The 29-year-old will also miss this Friday's match against the Lions at Allianz Stadium.

After making his Wests Tigers debut in the side's big win over Manly on the weekend, Reynolds faces up to a month on the sidelines with a shoulder injury.

A hamstring injury forced the 29-year-old to miss the first five games of the 2018 season, and there are reports he'll miss another six weeks.

The Tigers play the Knights at Scully Park in Tamworth on Saturday afternoon. 

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