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Possible Folau trial next year

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Israel Folau and Rugby Australia will continue mediation talks, with a trial possible next year.

The former Wallaby has launched his unfair dismissal case in the Federal Circuit Court, with mediation set down for December.

Folau's lawyer George Haros says his client just wants the A-R-U to say it's sorry.

"It's been publicly acknowledged by Israel and his team that he seeks that apology. It will go some way to resolving this dispute."

Folau alleges he was dismissed on religious grounds over an Instagram post.

His post warning people including homosexuals, thieves and adulterers will go to hell came in response to the passage of transgender laws in Tasmania.