Jarryd Hayne settles civil lawsuit over alleged rape while he was in the US

Mail Online | 8/29/2019 | Australian Associated Press
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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'.

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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 NFL's San Francisco 49ers.

The woman is referred to as JV in court papers.

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'Plaintiff, JV, gives notices that all claims, causes of action, counterclaims and defenses [sic] that the parties have or may have had in this action have been resolved and are hereby voluntarily dismissed with prejudice and that each party shall bear their own attorneys' fees and costs,' Mr Clune's court filing states.

(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
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