Jarryd Hayne’s rape sufferer has filed an ’embarrassingly hopeless’ case in opposition to the jailed former NRL star, his lawyer has instructed a courtroom.
The sufferer, a girl aged in her late 20s, is claiming damages for battery and assault within the NSW Supreme Court docket, after the disgraced ex-NRL star was convicted of sexual assault in March.
Hayne, 33, was sentenced to 5 years and 9 months in jail after the incident on NRL Grand Closing night time in 2018 wherein a jury discovered he overpowered and attacked the younger girl, biting her so exhausting he drew blood.
He’s interesting that conviction.
Hayne didn’t seem at a NSW Supreme Court docket instructions listening to on Wednesday relating to the civil swimsuit however his lawyer attacked the standard of the girl’s declare.
Disgraced NRL star Jarryd Hayne (pictured with spouse Amelia) is serving a minimal sentence of three years and eight months however needs to attraction his conviction. His lawyer has instructed a courtroom sufferer has filed an ’embarrassingly hopeless’ civil case in opposition to him
David Baran mentioned the case pleads out a re-enactment of what was alleged within the legal trial and had a ‘entire multitude’ of points.
These embrace no clarification for the torts of battery and assault and no detailing of a declare for aggravated damages.
‘All the pleading is embarrassingly hopeless,’ he mentioned.
Efforts to rectify the problems final week have gone unanswered, the courtroom was instructed.
Regardless, the case could be impacted by Hayne’s legal attraction listening to in November, when he seeks to once more agitate a defence of consent.
‘If the Court docket of Prison Attraction overturns it, numerous dimensions of this case change,’ Mr Baran mentioned.
Gerard Gooden, representing the girl, additionally expressed frustrations with the opposite aspect, together with getting no ‘smart response’ about proposed suppression orders.
As a sexual assault sufferer, the girl’s id is suppressed by legislation however Mr Gooden has proposed having the courtroom suppress identities of all events, together with Hayne.
Mr Baran mentioned the very fact of Hayne’s convictions couldn’t be used as a reality of the case.
Hayne pictured exterior Newcastle Court docket in December. The sufferer, a girl aged in her late 20s, is claiming damages for battery and assault within the NSW Supreme Court docket
He recommended if it wasn’t eliminated, Hayne would ask the courtroom to put aside such references, as a part of a broader strike out software.
However Mr Gooden mentioned the convictions weren’t ‘proof of the info however they’re related’.
‘In regard to the pleading, if my buddy needs to agitate that matter, he can placed on his movement,’ he instructed the courtroom.
‘We don’t settle for what he’s saying.’
Registrar Karen Jones agreed to adjourn the civil case till February 2 to allow the conviction attraction to be finalised.
A choose can also be resulting from think about the suppression order software in coming days.
A Sydney jury in March discovered Hayne had – past cheap doubt – sexually assaulted the girl in her bed room the night time of the 2018 NRL Grand Closing.
Hayne pictured with spouse Amellia Bonnici. He was sentenced to a non-parole-period of three years and eight months
In sentencing the 33-year-old to a non-parole-period of three years and eight months, District Court docket Choose Helen Syme mentioned the sufferer’s honesty had been examined at size throughout Hayne’s trial however the jury and the choose believed her, not Hayne.
‘She (the sufferer) has each proper to really feel protected from assault within the privateness of her house,’ the choose mentioned.
‘I don’t settle for the offender didn’t know or didn’t hear the sufferer telling him she didn’t wish to have intercourse with him.’
TIMELINE TO JARRYD HAYNE’S FOOTBALL DOWNFALL
Hayne, who has at all times maintained his innocence, has already filed a discover of intention to attraction his sentence for following his rape conviction
1988: Jarryd Hayne is born in Sydney, the son of Manoa Thompson and Jodie Hayne.
1994: Hayne begins taking part in junior rugby league in western Sydney.
2006: Hayne makes his NRL debut for the Parramatta Eels aged 18 in opposition to the Penrith Panthers.
2007: The speedster makes his consultant debut for New South Wales and Australia.
2008: He indicators a $2million extension with Parramatta.
2008: Hayne was shot by a bikie gang member throughout an evening out in Sydney’s Kings Cross, an occasion he mentioned was a turning level in his life.
2008: After lacking out on a spot within the Kangaroos World Cup squad he performs for Fiji, later turning to faith.
2009: The star fullback leads the Eels to the NRL Grand Closing and wins his first Dally M Medal.
2014: Hayne wins a second Dally M Medal and leads the NRL in tries scored.
2014: He declares his departure from rugby league to try a profession within the NFL.
2015: Hayne indicators a three-year contract for US$1.58million with the San Francisco 49ers.
2015: Hayne is accused of raping a virgin throughout an evening out in San Jose, California – an allegation Hayne denies.
2016: He retires from the NFL and joins the Fiji rugby sevens workforce within the hopes of creating the 2016 Rio Olympics.
2016: Hayne returns to the NRL signing with the Gold Coast Titans on a million-dollar contract.
2018: He indicators with the Parramatta Eels on a cheaper-than-usual contract.
2018: Hayne is charged with aggravated sexual assault regarding an alleged incident on Grand Closing night time within the Hunter area.
2021: The footy star is discovered responsible of rape in Newcastle District Court docket and sentenced to a minimal time period of three years and eight months behind bars.
Hayne is then sued by the younger girl he was convicted of raping.
The girl aged in her late 20s is claiming damages for battery and assault within the NSW Supreme Court docket