What happened to Dylan Brown? Follow the latest news and developments regarding Dylan Brown, who has been suspended by the NRL.
What happened to Dylan Brown
Dylan Brown has been suspended following allegations of unwanted touching a woman at multiple times in a Sydney eastern suburbs hotel.
Law enforcement officials arrested the 22 year old rugby league star at Double Bay on the weekend, after receiving a complaint. He was later charged with five counts non-consensual sex touching.
Brown’s lawyer stated after a court appearance that video evidence doesn’t support the accusations against him.
The NRL, in light of these recent developments, has decided to bar Dylan Brown from any participation in league activities until the end of legal proceedings.
NRL Policy on No Fault Standdown
Dylan Brown, the Parramatta Eels’ five-eighth Dylan Brown, was arrested in Sydney on June 3, and charged five times with sexually contacting a woman against her will at a bar located in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The alleged incident took place at the Golden Sheaf Hotel, Double Bay around 11:40 PM. Brown was granted bail and is scheduled to appear before the court on 7 June.
Brown was suspended by the NRL for violating its policy of no-fault, which allows them to suspend players until the conclusion of a criminal probe. Brown is first player to be suspended under the policy introduced in 2019.
Brown is one of the rising stars in the NRL. He was first named to the New Zealand team in 2022. He has played for the Eels 68 times since his debut in 2019.
Brown is facing serious charges and may face a lengthy suspension if he’s found guilty. Brown is entitled, however, to the presumption that he is innocent until proven guilty.
What is Dylan Brown all about?
Dylan Brown, a New Zealand rugby league player who plays for the Parramatta Eels of the NRL as a five eighth, is from New Zealand. He was born in Auckland and went to Hillcrest High School. He played junior rugby for the Hikurangi Stags as well as the North Harbour age group.
Brown, who was signed as a teenager by the Parramatta Eels, made his NRL debut in 2019 when he turned 18. In his first year, he quickly became one of the most promising youngsters in the NRL. He was awarded the Dally M award for Rookie Player of the Year.
He made his debut in the New Zealand National Team in June of that year. In June he played his first Test against Tonga.
Dylan Brown was suspended from the NRL following his five-count charge of sexual touching. Brown is a Parramatta Eels player. Brown’s team-mates, on the other hand, are focused on their season. They believe that their performance will not be affected by this legal matter.
Brown made his initial court appearance Wednesday regarding an alleged incident which occurred Saturday night at around 11:40pm at the Golden Sheaf Hotel, located in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Brown will return to court in June and, if found guilty, could receive a maximum five-year prison sentence.
According to the NRL’s “no-fault” stand-down policy, players are automatically suspended if they have been charged with an offense that carries a maximum jail term of more than 11 years. NRL CEO Andrew Abdo, however, has the discretionary power to intervene and reduce sentences in cases of offenses committed against women.
Following three days of discussion, the NRL released its decision Wednesday afternoon. Brown is suspended as per policy. He is not eligible to be selected until the NRL has cleared him, but he can train with his team. Parramatta Eels has accepted the NRL’s decision, and is moving forward with its season.
What Does Standing Down Mean?
The term “stood up” can be used in a variety of ways, but it refers to Dylan Brown being suspended by the NRL from playing rugby. The NRL is taking this precautionary measure while the police are investigating the allegations made against Brown.
“Stand down” is a term used to describe being temporarily relieved of duties or responsibilities. Dylan Brown is no longer allowed to play rugby league. He cannot train for or represent the Parramatta Eels while the police investigate.
The NRL follows a “no-fault” policy, which allows them to suspend players until the conclusion of a criminal inquiry. This policy was adopted in 2019 after a series of high-profile incidents.
Dylan Brown is facing serious charges and may face a lengthy suspension if convicted. The presumption is that he’s innocent until proven guilty.
The NRL stated that it will monitor the situation, and then make a final decision regarding Brown’s future when the police investigation is completed.