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Israel Folau accused of hair-pulling as Michael Cheika insists it didn't happen - The Sydney Morning Herald

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has lost his cool in his post-match press conference at an allegation star fullback Israel Folau pulled the hair of a South African player, despite evidence showing at one stage he did have a grip of the footballer's ...and more »

Rugby: Michael Cheika defends Israel Folau over hair-pulling accusations - New Zealand Herald

Israel Folau has been accused of pulling the hair of Springboks winger Dillyn Leyds. Photo / Twitter. AAP. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook. Share on Twitter twitter. Share ...and more »

Michael Cheika doing Wallabies no favours with regular criticism of referees - Daily Telegraph

The Wallabies coach is open, emotional, humorous, occasionally fiery and, most admirably, willing to think deeply on a question and answer it honestly. For journalists — and the public they serve — it's outstanding. In a world where most athletes and ...and more »

Wallabies forced to defend Israel Folau over hair pulling allegations - Daily Telegraph

COACH Michael Cheika took a swipe at match officials and attempted to defend Israel Folau over a hair-pulling incident in a bizarre postscript to the Wallabies' 27-all draw with the Springboks in Bloemfontein. For the second time inside a month, the ...and more »

Izzy in hot water over controversial hair pull - Yahoo7 Sport

Michael Cheika leapt to the defence of Israel Folau after the Wallabies full-back controversially escaped further punishment for pulling the hair of Dillyn Leyds. Cheika defends Folau over Leyds hair pull. The first half of Saturday's 27-27 draw ...and more »

Watch: Israel Folau Could Be In Trouble After Pulling Hair Of Springbok Winger - Pundit Arena

South Africa and Australia yesterday played out a thrilling 27-27 draw in the Rugby Championship, as the Rugby Championship turns for the home straight. The Wallabies and Springboks drew twice during the Championship, as they gear up for the final ...and more »

Watch: Israel Folau Tackles Dillyn Leyds By The Hair And Remarkably, Doesn't Receive A Card - Pundit Arena

This afternoon's Rugby Championship encounter between South Africa and Australia in Bloemfontein was an engrossing affair with both sides drawing with one another for the second time on a final scoreline of 27-27. The Wallabies were 13-10 up at ...and more »

5 talking points: Springboks v Wallabies - Sport24

Arguably the Test's biggest talking point came in the 35th minute when Wallabies fullback Israel Folau got hold of Springbok wing Dillyn Leyds. Folau grabbed the Bok flyer by the collar before grabbing hold of his hair. Bok captain Eben Etzebeth ...and more »

Israel Folau pulls Dillyn Leyds' hair – no yellow card [video] - The South African

The Springboks somehow managed to engineer another draw against Australia over the weekend. And while South Africa's performance garnered much attention, it wasn't the biggest talking point of the game. Israel Folau's “tackle” on Dillyn Leyds – which ...and more »

The key moments for the #Springboks and #Wallabies - Independent Online

Jessie Kriel attempts a hand off during the Springboks match against Australia in Bloemfontein. Photo: @Springboks via Twitter. 10th minute: Israel Folau try from scrum set move two switches with Folau charging from the inside to score untouched ...and more »