Hayne under investigation for alleged sexual assault

Police are currently investigating allegations levelled at former Parramatta Eels star Jarryd Hayne. “The investigation is being led by detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad. No further information is available at this time,” said a police spokeswoman. The alleged incident happened on Grand Final night on September 30th. The victim had been in touch with Hayne and…

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County Academy squads named to take on Australia Schoolboys

Both the Yorkshire and Lancashire Academy squads have been named that will take on the Australian Schoolboys later this month. Four new faces, Christian Kellett, Reece Hamlett, Sam Halsall and Oliver Leyland, are all named in Lancashire’s squad while Yorkshire include Muizz Mustapha, Callum McLelland and Tom Holroyd of Leeds, Conor Wynn, Elliott Wallis and Jack Brown from Hull, alongside Robbie Storey…

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NRL to restrict back-ended deals

The NRL will tighten the rules relating to back-ended contracts in a bid to prevent the salary cap problems which have been created at some clubs in recent years. CEO Todd Greenberg said the NRL would always support clubs offering higher value contracts to players as their careers developed. But he said club CEOs today agreed that restrictions were needed…

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