John Folau, younger brother to Israel (who needs no introduction) will play for the Sydney Rays in the NRC this season after a lifetime of rugby league.
The thought of a code switch was inspired by his older brother’s success since his own code switch in 2013. The younger of the Folau’s had now decided to follow suit, saying:
“Growing up playing league my whole life, it was something I was just getting used to but coming over here put me out of my comfort zone.”
“I’ve always wanted the opportunity to one day play alongside him (Israel) on a team and he says he loves it in rugby union.”
In years to come could we see more than one Folau in Wallabie gold?..
“Little brother comes out with big hit”: