Hayne committed to stand trial on rape charges

FORMER rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has been committed to stand trial accused of rape.

The two-time Dally M medal winner is charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault after allegedly raping a 26-year-old woman in Newcastle last year.

The 31-year-old had not yet entered a plea, however, his lawyer has indicated he denies the charges.


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The former Parramatta Eels player is due to be arraigned in the NSW District Court on July 25.

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