NRL player Jack de Belin will be retried in Sydney after a Wollongong jury was unable to return verdicts to allegations he and a friend raped a 19-year-old woman.
The St George Illawarra Dragons backrower, 29, and friend Callan Sinclair, 23, have each pleaded not guilty to five counts of aggravated sexual assault over the encounter in a North Wollongong unit in December 2018.
After discharging the hung jury on Monday, District Court Judge Andrew Haesler on Wednesday agreed to move the three-week retrial to Sydney.
It is set to begin on April 12, with a pre-trial hearing tentatively scheduled for April 1.
Read more: Full coverage of the rape trial so far
Australian Associated Press
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