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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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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Sutton begins training with Canberra

Even though the season has only just finished for some international players, the season is already well underway for others. Many clubs are already entering their second week of pre-season training but today saw Ryan Sutton train for the first time with Canberra Raiders in Australia’s capital. Welcome to Canberra, @ryansuttonn!#WeAreRaiders pic.twitter.com/bmLB1oQ3Fs — Canberra Raiders (@RaidersCanberra) November 12, 2018 Sutton…

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Barrett told to stay away by Manly

Trent Barrett will remain under contract at Manly Sea Eagles until it expires in July, but won’t be required to attend work during that time. After Barrett quit in July, the Sea Eagles appointed Des Hasler last month as the new coach. With the club now having two coaches, Barrett and Manly have reached an agreement meaning Barrett won’t be…

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