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#rugby rape trial

# rugby-rape-trial - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Man pleads guilty to naming complainant in Belfast rape trial
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# PSNI

Man pleads guilty to naming complainant in Belfast rape trial

Nov 28th 2018, 9:55 PM 34,662 Views 0 Comments

Sean McFarland was fined £300 for the offence.

# rugby-rape-trial - Friday 18 May, 2018

Court hears Paddy Jackson has paid 'an enormous price' despite rape acquittal
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# Legal Aid

Court hears Paddy Jackson has paid 'an enormous price' despite rape acquittal

May 18th 2018, 6:26 PM 68,783 Views 0 Comments

As an application was made at Belfast Crown Court to award Jackson his legal costs following the ‘not guilty’.

# rugby-rape-trial - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Blood-stained sheets, a pornographic gif and a tweet: Legal arguments in the rugby rape trial
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# Rugby Rape Trial

Blood-stained sheets, a pornographic gif and a tweet: Legal arguments in the rugby rape trial

Apr 11th 2018, 4:41 PM 87,147 Views 0 Comments

The restriction imposed at the beginning of the trial was lifted today as the jury can no longer be prejudiced.

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team
# Belfast Telegraph
# Belfast Telegraph

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team

Apr 11th 2018, 11:47 AM 57,087 Views 0 Comments

The ad bemoans the ‘social media backlash’ against last month’s not-guilty verdicts in what became known as the Belfast rugby rape trial.

# rugby-rape-trial - Monday 9 April, 2018

Labour senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin apologises for tweet sent after Belfast rape trial verdicts
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# Apology

Labour senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin apologises for tweet sent after Belfast rape trial verdicts

Apr 9th 2018, 11:51 AM 28,923 Views 0 Comments

Ó Ríordáin tweeted a clarification and an apology for a tweet he sent on 28 March.

# rugby-rape-trial - Friday 6 April, 2018

Paddy Jackson: 'I will always regret the events of that evening'
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# Rugby Rape Trial

Paddy Jackson: 'I will always regret the events of that evening'

Apr 6th 2018, 1:36 PM 48,508 Views 0 Comments

Jackson’s statement comes over a week after he was acquitted of the rape and sexual assault of a woman.

# rugby-rape-trial - Friday 30 March, 2018

Two people questioned after woman in rugby rape trial allegedly named on social media
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# PSNI

Two people questioned after woman in rugby rape trial allegedly named on social media

Mar 30th 2018, 5:19 PM 53,652 Views 0 Comments

It is an offence to publicly name the complainant in a rape trial, who is legally entitled to anonymity.

Investigation under way after juror in rugby rape trial made comments online
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation under way after juror in rugby rape trial made comments online

Mar 30th 2018, 4:23 PM 51,085 Views 0 Comments

The juror potentially faces a charge of contempt of court.

# rugby-rape-trial - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

9 weeks, 2 days: The key moments of the rugby rape trial
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# Acquitted

9 weeks, 2 days: The key moments of the rugby rape trial

Mar 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 94,098 Views 0 Comments

The trial lasted nine weeks and was the subject of intense media scrutiny over the period due to the high profile nature of the defendants.

Paddy Jackson 'grateful to jury for common sense verdict'
# Rugby Rape Trial
# Rugby Rape Trial

Paddy Jackson 'grateful to jury for common sense verdict'

Mar 28th 2018, 1:45 PM 65,685 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Friday 23 March, 2018

Rugby rape trial jury told 'morals of any person involved are completely irrelevant'
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# Courts

Rugby rape trial jury told 'morals of any person involved are completely irrelevant'

Mar 23rd 2018, 5:10 PM 50,956 Views 0 Comments

The trial will enter its ninth week at Belfast Crown Court on Monday, when the jury will begin its deliberations.

# rugby-rape-trial - Thursday 22 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 4:07 PM 21,148 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Friday 16 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 2:54 PM 63,577 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 15th 2018, 6:09 PM 88,545 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Monday 12 March, 2018

Rory Harrison accused of being 'delegated' to look after distressed woman after alleged rape
# Rugby Rape Trial
# Rugby Rape Trial

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

Mar 12th 2018, 6:15 PM 49,857 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Friday 9 March, 2018

'Any possibility of a threesome?' - Blane McIlroy tells rape trial of 4am text to Paddy Jackson
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

'Any possibility of a threesome?' - Blane McIlroy tells rape trial of 4am text to Paddy Jackson

Mar 9th 2018, 5:45 PM 115,854 Views 0 Comments

McIlroy (26) denies a count of exposure.

# rugby-rape-trial - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Stuart Olding says 'everything that happened that night was completely consensual'
# Rugby Rape Trial
# Rugby Rape Trial

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

Mar 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 70,286 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Rape trial: Police could not locate Stuart Olding's clothes as he "was not told his house was being searched"
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

Rape trial: Police could not locate Stuart Olding's clothes as he "was not told his house was being searched"

Mar 1st 2018, 4:55 PM 87,058 Views 0 Comments

A DC from the PSNI’s Rape Crime Unit was on the stand today.

# rugby-rape-trial - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 28th 2018, 5:34 PM 94,877 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Rugby rape trial: Forensic scientist gives evidence about blood and DNA found on clothes and duvet
# Belfast Crown Court
# Belfast Crown Court

Rugby rape trial: Forensic scientist gives evidence about blood and DNA found on clothes and duvet

Feb 21st 2018, 7:38 PM 77,411 Views 0 Comments

Ireland and Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny raping the woman.

# rugby-rape-trial - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 20th 2018, 6:33 PM 115,364 Views 0 Comments

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

# rugby-rape-trial - Friday 16 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 16th 2018, 3:46 PM 84,676 Views 0 Comments

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