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Tristan Sailor

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  1. dragonreddy

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    Dragon David I think option 3 (nothing at all ) would cover a number of players in our side .:)
     
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    Rising NRL star Tristan Sailor, 22, is accused of DRUGGING a woman, 24, during drinks in Bondi before violently raping her at her home - as his text messages to her the next day are revealed
    • St George Illawarra star Tristan Sailor charged with aggravated sexual assault
    • Sailor, 22, was arrested in Wollongong on Saturday over the alleged incident
    • He was granted strict conditional bail on Wollongong Court on Sunday
    • His barrister argued the woman could have been drugged by 'dozens of people'
    • The NRL have since stood the young star down under their no-fault policy
    By ALANA MAZZONI FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA and AAP

    PUBLISHED: 12:30 AEDT, 11 October 2020 | UPDATED: 12:53 AEDT, 11 October 2020

    Rising NRL star Tristan Sailor has been accused of drugging a 24-year-old woman at Bondi's Beach Road Hotel before raping her at her house in what police have described as a 'planned and predatory' incident.

    The 22-year-old, who is the son of NRL legend Wendell Sailor, was charged with aggravated sexual assault following the alleged incident last weekend.

    Sailor, who is set to be released by St George Illawarra at the end of the season, was arrested in Wollongong on Saturday.

    Wollongong Court on Sunday heard the alleged victim was unknowingly administered a 'sedative'.

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    Sailor, who is set to be released by St George Illawarra at the end of the season, was arrested in Wollongong on Saturday. Pictured with his mother Tara leaving court on Sunday

    The NRL have since stood the young star down under their no-fault policy, invoked last year after the game's summer from hell. Pictured with his wife Tara leaving court on Sunday

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    The court heard the woman texted Sailor the next morning asking if they had sex

    The court heard the woman texted Sailor the next morning asking if they had sex.

    'What happened last night?' the woman messaged the day after the alleged incident, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

    'Sorry I had to go, how are you feeling today?' Mr Sailor responded.

    'Tristan I don't remember anything after the Uber to mine, need to know for peace of mind, what happened - did we have sex?' she allegedly replied.

    'Sorry I was out. We were playing drinking games and yes we did have sex I asked you and [victim's friend] so everything was sweet. I pulled out and everything so it was sweet,' he allegedly wrote back.

    Sailor's barrister Richard Pontello SC argued the text exchange proved his client's innocence.

    Police allege the sedative was found in the woman's blood stream, and she denies ever knowingly taking the substance.
    Mr Pontello argued the woman could have been drugged by 'dozens of people' given she was drinking at the busy Beach Road Hotel prior to going home with Sailor.

    Sailor was released on strict conditional bail.

    His mother Tara walked him out of court into a waiting media pack, before the pair were picked up by Wendell Sailor in a black car.

    'Police will allege in court that the man sexually assaulted the woman, during which she sustained injuries, at a home in Sydney's south last Saturday,' police said in a statement.

    The NRL have since stood the young star down under their no-fault policy, invoked last year after the game's summer from hell.

    It means even if he attracts the interest of another club, he won't be able to return to the field until his court case is complete.

    His mother Tara walked him out of court into a waiting media pack, before the pair were picked up by Wendell Sailor in a black car

    Wollongong Court on Sunday heard the alleged victim was unknowingly administered a 'sedative,' with police describing the alleged incident as 'predatory and planned'. Pictured with his mother Tara leaving court on Sunday

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    The 22-year-old playmaker (front), who is the son of Wendell Sailor (centre back), remains part of the Dragons club until his contract expires on October 31

    'The game has the strongest stance in Australian sport on these matters,' chief executive Andrew Abdo said.

    'The no-fault stand down rule ensures the automatic stand down of a player on a no-fault basis when they are charged with a serious criminal offence.

    'The player is not contracted to play in the NRL next season and will not be permitted to play while he remains subject to serious criminal charges.'

    'The club is taking the matter very seriously and will continue to work with Tristan and all relevant authorities,' the Dragons said in a statement.

    'While Tristan won't be at the Dragons in 2021, the club will continue to provide any necessary welfare support as he comes to terms with the matter.'

    Sailor has had five games at the Dragons since making his debut in late 2019 before being told last month he would not be re-signed.


    Sailior's barrister argued the woman could have been drugged by 'dozens of people' given she was drinking at the busy Beach Road Hotel prior to going home with the football star

    Sailor was granted strict conditional bail on Wollongong Court on Sunday

    A former Queensland under-20s player, he was expected to attract plenty of interest from clubs once further details of next year's salary cap and roster numbers were finalised.

    The 22-year-old playmaker remains part of the Dragons club until his contract expires on October 31.

    His arrest came on a chaotic day for the NRL.

    Parramatta centre Michael Jennings had earlier been stood down for returning a positive test to performance-enhancing drugs, just hours before the Eels' semi-final against South Sydney.

    Jennings denies the allegations.

    It also comes just weeks before fellow Dragons player Jack de Belin is set to defend aggravated sexual assault charges levelled against him in a Wollongong court.

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  3. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Thanks for posting this here in a forum of general wisdom and tolerance.

    But I can’t believe he didn’t get Police Bail.

    Pork Chops on duty that night. :slight_smile:
     
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    Honestly, stop talking about bail. You’re making yourself look foolish.

    If you think there is a presumption of bail for an agg sexual assault charge, you’ve got rocks in your head.
     
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    Gee Silverdale???
    The maximum penalty is imprisonment for 20 years. The standard non-parole period is imprisonment for 10 years - would of taken a brave desk Sergeant to grant bail on that one
     
  6. The Silverdale Phantom

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    In case you missed it Rumphole, he was granted bail.

    What don’t you understand about that?

    The court overturned the police decision as a lot of us predicted.

    The cops should have released him in the first place.

    Now go and abuse someone else.
     
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  7. SBD82

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    Stop doubling down on your ignorance. The court granting bail is not a determination that the police were incorrect to refuse bail.
     
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    A wise one would have.
     
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  9. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Looks that way to me and the rest of society.

    They f**ked it up, now get over it.

    Cite the law which says they could not have released him or hold your peace.
     
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  10. SBD82

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    Don’t lump the rest of society in with your ignorance.

    The police didn’t f**k up. There is a difference between police bail and court bail.

    The police can refuse bail and the court can grant bail and both can be correct in their determination.

    Honestly, this isn’t complicated.
     
  11. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Cite me the law which says the cops couldn’t have released him.

    Put it on a platter for us.

    Sounds like your struggling with it.
     
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  12. Willow

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    @The Silverdale Phantom I do believe you've been told. My advice is to let it go.

    I'm pretty sure that everyone is now aware that this matter needs to be sorted out by due process. So I ask that everyone keeps their 'conclusions' and speculations to themselves.
     
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    *Removed*
     
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    League player bailed on sex assault charge
    By AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS

    PUBLISHED: 12:32 AEDT, 11 October 2020 | UPDATED: 13:52 AEDT, 11 October 2020

    Out of police custody and soon to be out of contract, NRL player Tristan Sailor must return to court in December charged with aggravated sexual assault.

    The 22-year-old faced Wollongong Local Court on Sunday after being held in cells overnight.

    The St George Illawarra player is the son of former Wallabies and Kangaroos star Wendell Sailor, and was charged on Saturday after an alleged offence last weekend involving a 24-year-old woman.

    Lawyer Richard Pontello SC confirmed to AAP that his client Sailor was granted conditional bail on Sunday and his case had been adjourned until December 3.

    Sailor, whose contract with the Dragons officially ends on October 31, offered repeated "no comment" as he left court on Sunday, accompanied by mother Tara and collected by dad Wendell.

    Police have provided some detail of the October 3 allegations.

    "Police will allege in court that the man sexually assaulted the woman, during which she sustained injuries, at a home in Sydney's south," the force said in a statement.

    The NRL have stood down Sailor under their no-fault policy.

    It means even if he attracts the interest of another club, he won't be able to return to the field until his court case is complete.

    "The game has the strongest stance in Australian sport on these matters," chief executive Andrew Abdo said.

    "The player is not contracted to play in the NRL next season and will not be permitted to play while he remains subject to serious criminal charges."

    The Dragons didn't make the 2020 season finals and the club has offered support to Sailor despite his impending contract expiry.

    "While Tristan won't be at the Dragons in 2021, the club will continue to provide any necessary welfare support as he comes to terms with the matter," a club statement read.

    Sailor has had five games at the Dragons since making his debut in late 2019 before being told last month he would not be re-signed.

    His arrest comes at a chaotic time for the NRL.

    Parramatta centre Michael Jennings was on Saturday stood down for returning a positive test to performance-enhancing drugs. He denies the allegations.

    Dragons player Jack de Belin is also set to defend aggravated sexual assault charges in court over coming weeks.
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  15. The Silverdale Phantom

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    Ok.
     
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    Mod, I accept decision.
     
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    Its a subject matter that we can all falter on mate.
    Been there done that. Kudos for your reply to the mods.
     
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    Tristan Sailor granted bail after being accused of 'predatory and planned' attack
    By 9News Staff
    5:32pm Oct 11, 2020

    Tristan Sailor, the son of rugby league legend Wendell Sailor, has been granted bail as he fights explosive allegations he drugged and raped a woman in Sydney.
    The 24-year-old St George Illawarra player is tonight at home with his family after walking from Wollongong Police Station with the support of his mother, Tara.
    The 22-year-old will vigorously defend accusations of a "predatory and planned" attack on a woman from Wolli Creek, who he met through social media.
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    Tristian Sailor, son of NRL great Wendell Sailor, has been charged with aggravated sexual assault. (Sam Mooy)

    The pair had been allegedly drinking at the Beach Road Hotel in Bondi Last Saturday before taking an Uber service to the woman's Wolli Creek home.
    Sailor claims they had consensual sex – but a court has been told the alleged victim was found with injuries consistent with sexual assault and a sedative, doxylamine, in her blood stream.
    Text messages between the pair reveal the woman contacted Sailor the next day asking what had happened. He told her they had slept together and that he had asked for her permission.

    Tristan Sailor departs Wollongong police station with mum Tara, Sunday, 11 October 2020. Photo: Sam Mooy/The Sydney Morning Herald (Sam Mooy)
    Rugby league great Darren Lockyer and former Dragons Coach Paul McGregor are some of the prominent people who've provided character references for Tristan Sailor.
    He has been granted bail on very strict conditions including that he not contact the woman and report to police daily.
    Sailor doesn't have an NRL contract for next year. League bosses say he won't be allowed to play for any club until the charges are dealt with.

    https://www.9news.com.au/national/t...d-attack/019f8d1a-1299-4626-86b6-801b2d67c01b
     
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    As I understand it, Jason Ryles has been brought in for questioning.
     
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