Israel Folau only player not to take a knee ahead of St Helens vs Catalans Dragons

Israel Folau did not join St Helens and Catalans Dragons players in taking a knee before the resumption of Super League action on Sunday.

Officials and players from both sides knelt in a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement, moments before the Sunday afternoon kick-off at Headingley.

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But Folau, who signed a one-year contract extension with Catalans last month, did not take part in the pre-match gesture and remained standing as others around him dropped on one knee.

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