The other thing is the cops went straight to Les Kiss which is fucking ridiculous. ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. She also texted two of her friends, telling them she had been raped by Ulster rugby players. You can change your mind and revisit your consent choices at any time by returning to this site. Hopefully it'll be thrown out, Just a silly girl who's been done something then regretted it. He said he would always regret the events of the night in question. Blane McIlroy, 26, from Royal Lodge Road, Ballydollaghan, Belfast, is accused of one count of exposure.
Mr Olding and Mr Jackson discussed what had happened. It will be a case of my word against theirs. Rugby star Paddy Jackson has said he is ashamed the woman who accused him of rape left his home distressed and has apologised for betraying the values of his family. I know but she's causing so much trouble for the lads. Jackson and Olding have both expressed a desire to return to rugby action. Two other men, Blane McIlroy, 26, and Rory Harrison, 25, were also unanimously acquitted of lesser charges connected to the case. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map.
At 3:48am, Paddy Jackson took photos of Blane McIlroy on the sofa with three girls, none of whom were the complainant. Blane McIlroy, 26, was acquitted of exposure while Rory Harrison, 25, was found not guilty of perverting the course of justice and withholding information. She needed it to call a taxi. These protesters outside Belfast City Hall held up signs saying 'we believe her'. You just cannot deal with this on your own.
. Jackson faces a further charge of sexual assault. By selecting yes, we will continue to be able to deliver a better more relevant experience to you. She decided to join them and travelled in a taxi to the home of Paddy Jackson. Where you all end up. During the course of the trial, the jury heard the content of WhatsApp and text messages shared between the defendants regarding the night in question.
Campaigners calling for Jackson and Olding to be axed took out a prominent newspaper advert last week. An intense debate on Jackson and Olding's future has been played out in print and online since the verdicts. We look forward to hearing how they intend to do this. Why are we all such legends. In one exchange, the court heard, Jackson, Olding and McIlroy discussed their sexual acts of the night before with other friends. She said when she later decided to leave the party, she realised her bag was upstairs.
Blane McIlroy and Rory Harrison were also found not guilty for their respective charges of exposure and perverting the course of justice. The content of WhatsApp and text message evidence put before the trial is reproduced here: At 2:28am on the morning of 28 June, the complainant called Rory Harrison's phone. The fly-half said public criticism of his behaviour was 'fully justified' and he expressed determination to return to the values and principles that guided his upbringing, in particular the importance of respect. His apology came just hours after campaigners demanding he and Olding be dropped from the Ireland and Ulster rugby teams. Laganside Crown Court in Belfast has heard graphic description of how a 19-year-old student was allegedly raped by Ireland and Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding. He said that at this stage one of the other women in the house looked into the room. He apologised 'unreservedly' for engaging in 'degrading and offensive' WhatsApp conversations about the incident.
This scheme in addition to defending the freedom of the press, offers readers a quick, fair and free method of dealing with complaints that they may have in relation to articles that appear on our pages. Details of mobile phone communications were given to the jury of nine men and three women during the opening day of the high profile trial at Belfast Crown Court on Wednesday. Yes, I would like to accept this cookie. Along with them in the dock were Blane McIlroy from Lodge Road in Belfast, who is accused of exposure, and Rory Harrison from Manse Road in the city, who is charged with perverting the course of justice and withholding information. All four men have denied all the charges against them. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's in accordance with our. At the same time, these messages were going on between the two friends, the defendants in the case were messaging their own friends and each other about the previous night.
In total £2,115 was raised through the page which said 'we must raise these funds. The trial will hear that on the evening of Monday June 27 2016, the young woman went to the house of a friend for pre-drinks before going out with a group of former school friends into Belfast city centre at about 10. The trial will hear whatsapp messages were sent between Mr Harrison and Blane McIlroy the next morning. Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? At 1:38pm, Harrison makes a 11-second call to McIlroy. My statement was surreal - were you with Paddy Jackson or Stuart Olding outside the nightclub? Then he called Value Cabs, then a minute later he called Value Cabs again.
At closing time, at about 2. After dropping her home at 5. I might say I was playing the flute with Kyle Lafferty. Thousands of people on both sides of the argument have also signed competing online petitions reflecting their views. I can't remember an awful lot. Ireland and rugby player has apologised after sending an offensive WhatsApp message to teammate , which was used as evidence in the Belfast rape trial. Their critics bought a full-page advert signed off by 'concerned fans' in the Belfast Telegraph newspaper.