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No winners in de Belin situation – but even so, stand-down rule must stay
Opinion
NRL 2021

No winners in de Belin situation – but even so, stand-down rule must stay

The Dragons forward faces a third trial for the alleged rape of a 19-year-old woman. Regardless, the NRL’s controversial no-fault stand-down rule must stay.

  • by Andrew Webster

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Hayne supporter fined by police after spitting outside court

Hayne supporter fined by police after spitting outside court

A supporter of disgraced rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has been fined for spitting outside court.

  • by Daniella White
What next for Jack de Belin after jury fails to reach unanimous verdict

What next for Jack de Belin after jury fails to reach unanimous verdict

Today on Please Explain court reporter Georgina Mitchell joins Nathanael Cooper to tell us more about the de Belin trial.

  • by Nathanael Cooper
Rehab has changed my life, says Burgess
Analysis
NRL 2021

Rehab has changed my life, says Burgess

The former South Sydney star says his next ambition is to become involved in rugby league again.

  • by Danny Weidler
‘I can’t imagine what she’s going through’: Williams apologises for Hayne post
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NRL 2021

‘I can’t imagine what she’s going through’: Williams apologises for Hayne post

Tony Williams knew he had done the wrong thing well before his mother scolded him about how he would feel if his daughters were the victims of rape.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Hayne’s former teammate sacked after supportive post
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NRL 2021

Hayne’s former teammate sacked after supportive post

Tony “T-Rex” Williams has had his contract terminated by the New York Freedom less than 24 hours after criticising the victim in the Jarryd Hayne rape case.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
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Jarryd Hayne jailed for five years and nine months for sexual assault

Jarryd Hayne jailed for five years and nine months for sexual assault

The former NRL footballer assaulted a 26-year-old woman in her Newcastle home in September 2018 while his taxi waited outside.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
‘You don’t owe someone your body’: Hayne sexual assault victim gives statement to court

‘You don’t owe someone your body’: Hayne sexual assault victim gives statement to court

The woman, who was assaulted by the former NRL star in 2018, said in a victim impact statement that she is destroyed and damaged but she’s still standing.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Players still playing catch up on how to hold each other accountable
Opinion
NRL 2021

Players still playing catch up on how to hold each other accountable

Corey Norman posting a photo of himself with Jarryd Hayne is a strong show of public support for his mate. Some will find it touching, even inspiring. I find it troubling.

  • by Peter FitzSimons
‘Setting a bad example’: Burgess’ 32 traffic offences before he was caught driving with cocaine
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‘Setting a bad example’: Burgess’ 32 traffic offences before he was caught driving with cocaine

Sam Burgess has avoided recording a conviction for driving with cocaine in his system in February and will remain on the road despite a history of 32 traffic offences since the former NRL star arrived in Australia in 2010.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Vatuvei reveals himself as the sportsman facing serious drug charges

Vatuvei reveals himself as the sportsman facing serious drug charges

The former Warriors player, who had been fighting to keep his identity secret, could be jailed for life if convicted of the charges, which he denies.