Jarryd Haynes

Sacked rugby league player Tony Williams apologises for Jarryd Hayne sexual assault post

Williams had his contract torn up by his future employer, US league team New York Freedom, as well as his current one, Windsor Wolves, following comments he made in an Instagram post.

Hayne on Thursday was sentenced to jail for five years and nine months, with a minimum non-parole period of three years and eight months, after he was found guilty of two counts of sexual intercourse without consent after meeting a woman in Newcastle in September 2018. Hayne is appealing the verdict.

Ex-NRL star Jarryd Hayne GUILTY of sexual assault, faces 14 years in jail

After three days of deliberating a jury on Monday afternoon found Hayne, 33, guilty of two counts of sexual intercourse without consent.

He was found not guilty of the more serious charges of aggravated sexual intercourse without consent, recklessly inflicting actual bodily harm.

Following a seven-day trial in Sydney’s Downing Centre District Court, the jury of seven men and five women found the two-time Dally M winner and ex-NFL convert guilty of the two alternative charges of sex assault.

'I'll get her for defamation': Court hears Jarryd Hayne's phonecall to teammate

Mr Hayne, 32, is facing trial in Newcastle District Court on two charges of aggravated sexual intercourse without consent recklessly inflicting actual bodily harm, after he allegedly assaulted a 26-year-old woman with his hands and mouth in September 2018 and left her bleeding from the genitals. He has pleaded not guilty.

On Friday, the court was played a phone call Mr Hayne received on the evening of November 15, 2018 from Mr Pearce, a senior Newcastle Knights player. That evening, it had emerged that police were investigating Mr Hayne.

Jarryd Hayne’s US rape case ends in civil settlement

Fairfax Media reports the civil case against Hayne has come to a close after the parties agreed to a settlement.

The former rugby league superstar was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in San Jose in 2015.

At the time he was contracted to NFL franchise San Francisco 49ers.

There was insufficient evidence to pursue a criminal case but the victim filed a civil suit in December 2017, which has now been finalised.

Hayne was playing with NRL club Parramatta until last year.

Cross-code star Jarryd Hayne faces fresh sexual assault charge

Hayne, 31, appeared briefly in the Newcastle Local Court on Wednesday before magistrate John Chicken.

Mr Chicken said he had not been "living in a bubble" and understood Hayne was facing a second aggravated sexual assault charge.

Defence lawyer Leo Premutico confirmed the new charge had been laid against Hayne and asked for two changes to his bail conditions, involving his residential address and where he would report to police.