Jarryd Hayne’s appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting a woman in Newcastle is estimated to take up to three hours.
Former rugby league, rugby union and gridiron footballer
Jarryd Lee Hayne is a former professional rugby league footballer who also briefly played American football and rugby union sevens. In March 2021, he was found guilty of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a woman at her home in Newcastle, New South Wales in 2018. He is now serving a prison sentence of a minimum of three years and eight months, with earliest release in January 2025.