The RLPA concerned for Jarryd Hayne’s welfare
NRL superstar Jarryd Hayne has been charged with aggravated sexual assault of a young woman on the night of the 2018 NRL grand final
Hayne, currently without an NRL contract has been granted conditional bail and must report to police 3 times a week as well as surrendering his passport and staying away from the Newcastle/Hunter region.
NRL CEO Todd Greenberg refused to weigh in on the controversy when asked about it at a press conference yesterday. Greenberg did however say that he believed the Parramatta Eels had been checking in on the welfare of Hayne who is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Speaking with the Maquarie Sports Radio breakfast show Rugby League Players Association (RLPA) representative and former NRL player Clint Newton was asked about whether the RLPA were also keeping tabs on Hayne’s welfare, “Yeah we would reach out to his support group. Obviously Jarryds currently uncontracted but he does have some people around him.”
“We’d also look to reach to Jarryd. It’s just about making him aware of the support that’s available whilst also allowing the court and the police investigation to run its course”, he continued.
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Listen to the full interview with Clint Newton below: