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#Paddy Jackson

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Paddy Jackson 'grateful to jury for common sense verdict'

The Ulster rugby player commented outside the court today after being acquitted of a charge of rape.

IRFU and Ulster Rugby to conduct review into Jackson and Olding trial

The players will remain relieved of their duties.

# paddy-jackson - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Jury in rugby rape trial will continue deliberating on charges tomorrow

The judge told the jury to take into account the good characters of all four defendants and the inconsistencies in their stories.

# paddy-jackson - Monday 26 March, 2018

'A woman is entitled to say no': Jury hears more closing remarks from judge in rugby rape trial

Judge Patricia Smyth also said the witnesses’ lapses in memory may be down to alcohol consumption.

# paddy-jackson - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Rory Harrison's barrister says he's 'not a weasel' but a 'decent guy' in closing arguments

Harrison’s barrister’s address to the jury earlier today marked the final stage of the trial ahead of Judge Patricia Smyth’s charge.

# paddy-jackson - Friday 16 March, 2018

'A shambles': Paddy Jackson's barrister criticises police investigation as he makes closing statement

Brendan Kelly said Jackson’s life had been “blighted” by the poor quality of evidence.

# paddy-jackson - Thursday 15 March, 2018

What happened in Paddy Jackson's home was 'a throwback to the days of male entitlement', jury told

The prosecution has been summing up its case to the jury.

# paddy-jackson - Monday 12 March, 2018

Rory Harrison accused of being 'delegated' to look after distressed woman after alleged rape

Rory Harrison was also accused of displaying “misguided loyalty” to his friends.

# paddy-jackson - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Paddy Jackson would be the 'last person in the world to rape someone', court hears

The court heard from Rory Harrison, who is accused of withholding information, today.

# paddy-jackson - Friday 9 March, 2018

# paddy-jackson - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Stuart Olding says 'everything that happened that night was completely consensual'

Olding has denied forcing a woman to perform oral sex on him.

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Paddy Jackson said he would have 'freaked out' if he knew a woman left his house in tears

The rugby player denies raping a young woman.

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

'She is causing so much trouble for the lads' - jury hears of text messages between Belfast rape trial accused

The mobile messages of Stuart Olding, Rory Harrison, and Blane McIlroy were perused today at Belfast Crown Court.

# paddy-jackson - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'She never once said stop' - jury hears three men charged in Belfast rugby rape trial deny accusations

The jury heard details of police interviews today.

# paddy-jackson - Friday 23 February, 2018

Paddy Jackson: 'She didn't have to stay. She could have left if she wanted but she didn't'

Statements given by Jackson and Olding after their arrest were read out in court today.

# paddy-jackson - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Doctor at rape trial: 'Not possible' to tell if injuries caused by consensual or non-consensual sex

The court also heard from a policeman from the rape crisis unit.

# paddy-jackson - Friday 16 February, 2018

Rugby rape trial: Rory Harrison told police alleged victim was 'fixated on' Paddy Jackson

Judge Patricia Smyth told jurors not to discuss the trial over the weekend.

# paddy-jackson - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'She wouldn't lie to me': Rugby rape trial hears about aftermath of incident from alleged victim's friend

The court also heard from a counsellor from the Brooke Clinic who talked to the alleged rape victim the following morning.

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Alleged rugby rape victim was 'crying and sobbing' in taxi, court hears

The driver says when police contact him, he knew “straight away” what it was about.

# paddy-jackson - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Paddy Jackson denied that 'threesome' took place morning after alleged incident, court hears

A number of women who attended the party in Jackson’s home today took the stand at his and Stuart Olding’s trial in Belfast.

# paddy-jackson - Monday 12 February, 2018

Rugby rape case: Alleged victim denies she 'had sex with a number of men' after going to home uninvited

“No-one remembers exact moments from a night out. You can’t be expected to remember each thing you have done.”

# paddy-jackson - Friday 9 February, 2018

Jury taken to Paddy Jackson's home to scene of alleged rape

The jury were taken in two groups of six to Jackson’s bedroom.

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'I was raped. I don't think I can make myself more clear': Alleged victim continues evidence in court

The young woman faced cross examination from the defence again today.

# paddy-jackson - Monday 5 February, 2018

Rape trial: Woman tells court 'you cannot underestimate how scared you are in those situations'

Today is the fourth day that she has been in the witness box.

# paddy-jackson - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From The42 Rory Best says he was advised to attend trial of Ulster teammates Trial

Rory Best says he was advised to attend trial of Ulster teammates

The Ireland captain spoke after his side’s win in Paris in the Six Nations.

# paddy-jackson - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Alleged rape victim of Irish rugby stars told police that incident left her 'humiliated'

She was giving evidence for the second day at Belfast Crown Court.

From The42 Ireland head coach Schmidt declines to comment on players' attendance at team-mates' rape trial Trial

Ireland head coach Schmidt declines to comment on players' attendance at team-mates' rape trial

Two of Schmidt’s starting XV attended court yesterday in Belfast.

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Rape trial of rugby players hears alleged victim's 'fight instinct kicked in' when third man entered room

The woman, aged 19 at the time of the alleged attacks, lost her composure while recalling being in the home of Paddy Jackson for a party on 28 June 2016.

# paddy-jackson - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Irish rugby stars accused of rape 'boasted about sex on WhatsApp'

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are accused of raping the same woman in Belfast.

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny rape and sexual assault charges

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny raping a woman at a house in Belfast last year.

# paddy-jackson - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From The42 Ireland internationals Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding to be prosecuted for alleged rape Rape Allegations

Ireland internationals Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding to be prosecuted for alleged rape

Both players “strenuously deny” the allegations, and have been relieved of their rugby duties while the case is ongoing.

# paddy-jackson - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms Reaction

50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms

It was far from the free-running rugby of the opening two Tests, but Ireland’s willingness to work was exemplified by their totemic lock.

# paddy-jackson - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Jackson's hard work paying off as he looks to continue hot kicking streak in Tokyo 10

Jackson's hard work paying off as he looks to continue hot kicking streak in Tokyo

The Ulster out-half has missed just one kick from the tee in a green shirt since November.

# paddy-jackson - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 Conan's Barbarian rugby, new kids impress and more talking points from Ireland's big win Reaction

Conan's Barbarian rugby, new kids impress and more talking points from Ireland's big win

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup pool looks even more manageable after this morning’s seven-try rout.

From The42 Keith Earls on fire again as Ireland run 7 past Japan Record Pace

Keith Earls on fire again as Ireland run 7 past Japan

Joe Schmidt’s side hit the 50-point mark for the second week running thanks to big displays from Earls and Jack Conan.

From The42 As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour Brave Blossoms

As it happened: Japan v Ireland, summer tour

We’re getting in a pre-breakfast helping of international rugby. There’s plenty for everyone.

# paddy-jackson - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 'We could have had a bit more patience' - Ulster's drop-goal regrets Woes

'We could have had a bit more patience' - Ulster's drop-goal regrets

The northern province remain in the Pro12 play-off mix despite defeat in Limerick.

# paddy-jackson - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From The42 Analysis: The error that Joe Schmidt singled Paddy Jackson out for Critical Assessment

Analysis: The error that Joe Schmidt singled Paddy Jackson out for

George North’s first try on Friday night came straight from a clever Welsh lineout attack.

# paddy-jackson - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From The42 New contract keeps Paddy Jackson with Ulster until 2019 Jacko

New contract keeps Paddy Jackson with Ulster until 2019

The deal is not a central IRFU contract and will expire before the next World Cup.

# paddy-jackson - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The42 Jackson took benching 'with a smile' as Schmidt slips Sexton back in Debate

Jackson took benching 'with a smile' as Schmidt slips Sexton back in

Joe Schmidt expects to need both of his out-halves against France.