Jarryd Hayne sexual assault conviction: faces jail time
The descent of Jarryd Hayne will be viewed as the ultimate cautionary tale, a sporting freak who had it all but now faces jail time as a sex offender. We reveal the full Hayne story.
Jarryd Hayne owns a life based around big moments. On field, off it, in Kings Cross, everywhere. Here, truly, is a sportsman who was trending long before we really even knew what that even meant.
From the moment the enigmatic Parramatta Eels first launched the Hayne Plane, he has led a life lived in the headlines.
And this week he went from #Haynemania to staring down the prospect of jail time as a convicted sex offender.
On Monday, a jury of five women and seven men found him guilty of sexually assaulting a woman on NRL grand final night in September 2018.