Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne settles civil suit with alleged US rape victim

  • Woman’s lawyer says lawsuit ‘voluntarily dismissed’
  • Monetary damages were being sought from Hayne

Ex-rugby league star and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has resolved a civil rape lawsuit filed against him by a woman in California. The woman’s lawyer, John Clune, announced in a court filing in the US District Court on Wednesday that the lawsuit had been “voluntarily dismissed”.

Hayne was accused of sexually assaulting the woman at his apartment in California in 2015 after meeting her at a bar while he was playing for the San Francisco 49ers. The woman is referred to as JV in court papers.

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Source: The Guardian
Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne settles civil suit with alleged US rape victim