After two weeks of “sexual” messaging with Jarryd Hayne, the opportunity of intercourse fully “evaporated” for a girl after the previous NRL star “awkwardly” sang alongside to an Ed Sheeran cowl of Wonderwall whereas a taxi waited for him exterior, a courtroom has been instructed.
The previous footy legend, 35, confronted the primary week of his trial within the NSW District Courtroom after he denied sexually assaulting the girl at her dwelling on Newcastle’s outskirts in September 2018, on the night time of the NRL grand closing.
He has persistently maintained his innocence, claiming he engaged in consensual sexual acts. He has pleaded not responsible to 2 counts of aggravated sexual activity with out consent.
THE LEAD UP AND FLIRTY MESSAGES
Crown prosecutor John Sfinas instructed the jury the girl initiated dialog with Mr Hayne on Instagram two weeks earlier than they met in particular person on the night time of the assault.
She despatched him sexually specific messages on Instagram earlier than they agreed to satisfy at her home, which she shared together with her mom.
Mr Sfinas instructed the jury the complainant discovered him “sexually engaging”.
In line with messages offered to the courtroom, the girl wrote: “I’m not going to lie … I imagined what it could be wish to be f***ing you while you began speaking.”
Whereas communications between the pair have been sexual in nature, it’s the crown case the girl by no means consented to sexual activity.
A $550 TAXI FEE
Mr Hayne was in Newcastle on the weekend of September 29 and 30 to attend a bucks weekend, whereas the pair have been making an attempt to rearrange a gathering.
Mr Sfinas stated Mr Hayne paid a taxi driver $550 to drive him again to his dwelling in Sydney following a two-day bucks’ celebration in Newcastle, asking to cease on the girl’s home alongside the way in which.
Mr Sfinas stated Mr Hayne instructed the taxi driver he wanted to gather a bag and can be “again in a minute”.
Taxi driver Helen Morel instructed the courtroom Mr Hayne was consuming “brightly-coloured premixed alcoholic drinks” within the again seat.
The jury was instructed the girl sat on the mattress, whereas Mr Hayne lay down and requested for a laptop computer, earlier than singing alongside to Ed Sheeran’s cowl of Oasis’ Wonderwall.
“(The girl) discovered the entire singing alongside to songs issues to be fairly awkward,” Mr Sfinas stated.
The jury was instructed the girl heard the taxi exterior beeping in an try to alert Mr Hayne, and the girl refused to consent as soon as she realised.
Mr Sfinas stated this was a defining second that “shifted” her mindset and turned the assembly bitter.
“(The girl) didn’t know the taxi was ready for the accused after he stated it could be a minute,” Mr Sfinas stated.
“It made that chance (of intercourse) for the complainant evaporate.”
A KNOCK ON THE DOOR
The girl’s mom instructed the jury she had been ironing in her bed room on the night time of the incident with the grand closing on the tv within the lounge room.
She stated she heard the door knock round 9.07pm and assumed it was certainly one of her daughter’s pals.
She additionally stated that twenty minutes later she heard a wierd, “extra pressing” knock and opened the door to seek out taxi driver Ms Morel.
“Jarryd Hayne got here out, pushed previous me and went exterior with the taxi driver,” the mom instructed the courtroom.
“I stated what’s happening and she or he (her daughter) stated, ‘He’s right here, he needs to karaoke on the laptop computer’.”
The jury was instructed that her daughter instructed her: “I believe he needs to have intercourse; there’s no means.”
When Mr Hayne returned, he walked into the lounge room the place the girl’s mom was watching the tip of the NRL Grand Closing.
The mom stated Mr Hayne yelled “Go the Roosters” and “I’m jealous”, earlier than returning to the bed room.
THE ALLEGED INCIDENT
The crown alleged the pair have been sitting on the girl’s mattress when he tried to kiss her, the place the girl stated “no” and “cease”.
He’s accused of pulling off the girl’s pants and allegedly performing oral and digital sexual acts on her with out her consent.
It’s alleged he solely stopped once they realised she was bleeding from her genitalia.
The jury was instructed Mr Hayne had blood on each his lips and palms.
Mr Hayne went into the toilet to scrub his palms earlier than the girl acquired within the bathe to wash off the blood.
She felt “swelling” and “stinging” on her genitalia, the crown alleged.
HAYNE’S THREE-WORD TEXT
The girl texted Mr Hayne within the hours after saying she “didn’t wish to do this”.
She wrote: “I’m hurting a lot”.
“I do know I’ve talked about intercourse and stuff a lot however I didn’t wish to do this after figuring out the taxi was ready for you,” one other textual content stated.
“I assumed you’ll have at the very least stayed? I’m hurting actually badly … I’m sitting right here in my room crying trigger I really feel bizarre.”
Mr Hayne responded: “Go physician tomorrow”.
“FORCEFUL AND PERSISTENT”
The girl’s mom instructed the courtroom her daughter got here to her bed room to say Mr Hayne had left; she claimed he had a nosebleed.
However the next day her daughter got here clear about what allegedly occurred.
“(She instructed me) Jarryd Hayne had been fairly forceful and chronic and that he pulled her pants down and she or he thought he’d bitten her,” the mom stated.
The mom stated her daughter instructed her she “hadn’t wished to do something and stated no”, and Mr Hayne was “overpowering”.
TEXTS TO HER FRIENDS
Messages between the girl her greatest buddy on the night time of the incident have been learn to the jury on Friday.
After taking an image of her genitalia, the complainant forwarded the picture to her buddy.
“That’s like sliced in all places,” the girl responded.
In one other message, the perfect buddy wrote to the girl: “Should you saved saying no and now that’s occurred, that’s rape.”
One other message stated: “However typically while you’re in that scenario after you’d stated no, you type of freeze.”
“You stated he didn’t even express regret, simply ‘go to a physician’, he’s a c**t.”
“Can’t consider he didn’t even express regret.”
REPORTING TO THE NRL INTEGRITY UNIT
The girl saved the incident to herself for a number of weeks, solely telling a choose group of family and friends.
However on October 30, the courtroom was instructed she broke down and known as her sister.
Her sister instructed the courtroom she was “upset” when she discovered her sister prevented telling her of the allegations for a month however lastly opened up throughout a FaceTime name.
She stated she tried telling her sister to go to police however the girl “didn’t wish to” as a result of she was scared.
The sister instructed the courtroom she instructed one different particular person concerning the allegations – her husband, who stated he would take the matter “into his personal palms”.
The girl’s brother-in-law, a eager NRL fan, instructed the courtroom he had been instructed by his spouse, who’s the sister of the alleged sufferer, she had been “raped”.
“(Her sister) stated she’d been raped by Jarryd Hayne on grand closing night time,” he instructed the courtroom.
He then rang Channel 9 journalist Danny Weidler, who instructed the household to name Karen Murphy on the NRL Integrity Unit, the place authorities then turned concerned.
The trial continues.