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Taniela Tupou, can I ask you, what would Jesus do?

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01.05.2019

Oh dear.

So now the Queensland Reds and Wallabies hooker Taniela Tupou has waded into the whole Israel Folau imbroglio, which started with the Wallaby fullback's antediluvian views that gays are going to hell.

Speaking out: Reds Taniela Tupou voiced his support for Israel Folou on Facebook.Credit:AAP

"Seriously Might as well sack me and all the other Pacific Islands rugby players around the world because we have the same Christian beliefs," Tupou posted late on Tuesday night. "I will never apologise for my faith and what i believe in, religion had nothing to do with rugby anyways #TYJ."

It has raised the spectre of Pacific Islander Wallabies dividing from the rest of the Wallabies who have been commendably strong in their condemnation of the Folau posts.

Where to begin?

Let’s start gently, by noting what a wonderful people the Pacific Islanders are, and what a great asset they have been to Australian rugby over the years.

But to cut to the chase, the likes of Folau and others do not face the sack because of their........

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