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NRL 2023: Jarryd Hayne might be stripped of Dally M Medals, NRL honours

NRL 2023: Jarryd Hayne might be stripped of Dally M Medals, NRL honours


The NRL is anticipated to make a name on rescinding the honours Jarryd Hayne obtained all through his profession after he was discovered responsible of sexual assault.

Hayne had a storied profession, enjoying within the NRL, for NSW, Australia and Fiji in rugby league, the San Francisco 49ers within the NFL and Rugby Sevens for Fiji.

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However the 35-year-old was on Tuesday discovered responsible to 2 counts of sexual activity with out consent relating an incident on 2018 NRL Grand Closing evening.

Hayne now faces a most attainable sentence of 14 years in jail.

The previous footy star continued to profess his innocence outdoors the courtroom and promised to attraction his newest conviction.

The most recent determination leaves the NRL in a tough place as Hayne twice received its high award, the Dally M Medal, in each 2009 and 2014.

On high of his two Dally M Medals, Hayne made the Staff of the 12 months 3 times. He was additionally named Rookie of the 12 months in 2006.

Hayne was additionally twice awarded the Eels’ participant of the yr.

The NRL has not revealed its plans however NRL supremo Peter V’landys has spoken on the problem beforehand.

In 2021 when he was first convicted earlier than he was profitable in interesting the primary responsible verdict, ARL Fee chairman Peter V’landys introduced the league would take into account wiping Hayne from the game’s historical past.

On the time, V’landys stated the league would have a dialog about Hayne’s honours after the attraction course of.

“No it’s not exhausting to take them away however we don’t wish to prejudice the authorized course of,” V’landys informed 2GB Radio.

One other points is that Hayne can be eligible for Parramatta life membership subsequent yr, as gamers must be retired for 5 years earlier than being nominated.

The Each day Telegraph reported: “Privately, the membership is not sure Hayne can be nominated. If he was, it’s extremely unlikely Hayne can be ratified as a Parramatta life member.”

Hayne had a stellar profession within the NRL, enjoying 214 matches, 23 State of Origins and 11 Checks for Australia.