SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 19: Jarryd Hayne of the Eels looks on during the round 19 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on July 19, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Former Parramatta Eels player Jarryd Hayne has been charged over an incident involving a Hunter Valley woman on the night of the 2018 NRL Grand Final.

According to Channel 9 and Channel 10 on Monday night, Hayne had reportedly been charged with “aggravated sexual assault – inflict actual bodily harm” from the night of September 30th.

The NRL Integrity Unit had recently been made aware of the incident and are closely following the situation after informing the NSW Police.

Hayne was later at the Ryde Police Station on Monday afternoon to speak to detectives from the NSW Sex Crimes squad.

NRL.com received this following statement from the NSW Police Force:

“Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad arrested a 30-year-old man at Ryde Police Station just after 4pm today (Monday 19 November 2018). No further information is available at this time.”

Hayne, 30 years of age, is no longer contracted to Parramatta, although recently had been linked to discussions with the Eels as well as the St George Illawarra Dragons.

No contract agreements have been finalized or signed by the former Dally M Medalist for the 2019 season.

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