Silver Ferns star Maria Folau has posted a message in support of her husband's anti-gay comments.

Following Israel Folau's controversial statements about gays being going to hell, his wife has now shown her support for her husband and his stance.

Folau, nee Tutaia, posted her message of support to her husband on Instagram on Friday, calling on him to "stand with god no matter what".

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Her husband commented on her post: "Amen babe. God is the only one we follow and bow down to."


Israel Folau faced scrutiny on social media following his homophobic posts but has not been sanctioned by Rugby Australia.

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His contract ends at the end of the year.

Maria Folau is currently helping the Silver Ferns prepare for the semifinal against Australia in the Commonwealth Games.