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Jarryd Hayne to face retrial in sexual assault case

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Jarryd Hayne will face a retrial after the jury in his sexual assault trial was unable to reach a verdict.

Former NRL star Jarryd Hayne will face a retrial in March after the jury in his sexual assault trial was unable to reach a verdict earlier this month.

The defence has requested the case be moved to Sydney because there are no trial dates in Newcastle until late next year.

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Hayne, 32, had pleaded not guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual intercourse without consent recklessly inflicting actual bodily harm.

The trial will begin on March 8, 2021.

More to come.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/jarryd-hayne-facing-retrial-sexual-assault-case-nsw-nrl/20feb35f-ad02-44ad-88b3-b93e7511f476

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