Folau: I really enjoy playing the game

By Sam Ryan In the end, Israel Folau’s decision was simple. “First and foremost I really enjoy playing the game and that’s why I decided to go another three more years,” Folau said at a press conference today. Australian rugby’s marquee man will remain a Waratah and Wallaby until at least the end of 2018 after turning down lucrative deals both overseas and in rugby league. In front of a packed press conference, ARU representatives could barely contain their excitement as Folau spoke proudly of his time in the 15-man game and his hopes and dreams for the future. Whilst the humble 26 year-old admitted a World Cup and success at Test level was firmly in his sights, he said the ultimate goal was to fulfil his potential as an athlete. “It really came down to what I enjoy and that is playing the game and everything it brings both on and off the field,” he said. “My first priority is to better myself as a rugby player. That’s all I want to do is achieve the highest th
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