In Focus: Israel Folau

Being a native of New South Wales in Australia, Israel Folau is an Australian rugby player who has become a legend across the world. He has been part of the rugby club like NSW Waratahs, NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes while participating in Super Rugby. Folau had been with Melbourne Storm when he participated in the National rugby league between the years 2007 and 2008.

He also made a debut record year that time with the number of tries he put in. The consecutive year he was found to play with the Brisbane Broncos. He has played as a center or wing position. In such capacities, he has played for the Australian rugby league team and participated in State Origin and Queensland matches. In such matches he was the youngest player in the games.

If you join William Hill and get top odds for all sports competitions in UK and Australia, you can see the impact that Folau has – when he is fit then his team are usually evens of better, compared to much higher odds if he is left on the side of the pitch.

He made a code switch in the 2011 season when he joined the Greater Western Sydney Giants. He also participated in the Australian Football League or AFL. He switched codes in December 2012 and signed on a one year deal with the Waratahs. Being 28 years of age, he completed middle and high school in Brisbane. He was selected to play for the Queensland Schoolboys squad as part of the under 15 championships. This was in the year 2006. When he participated in the junior rugby league he was picked up by a scout for Melbourne Storm. He has had several achievements from an early age.

For instance, he had been selected to play for the Queensland Under-19’s when he was 16 years of age. He achieved Australian Secondary School Rugby Leagues Award for best back. He has played above his years and that has given Melbourne the confidence of getting him in with NRL. He has an older brother, John Folau who is also a rugby player. He played for the Kangaroos in 2008 Rugby League World Cup, the same year he received Rookie of the Year award as well.