Rugby Australia and NSW Waratahs have suspended Kurtley Beale after he was arrested and charged over sexual assault allegations on Friday in Kingsford, Australia, the union introduced in a press release.

CNN has not been capable of attain Beale or his consultant for remark.

Beale was arrested in reference to an incident the place a 28-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at a licensed premise on Seashore Highway, Bondi Seashore, on December 17, 2022.

In a press release, New South Wales Police didn’t title Beale however confirmed they arrested a 33-year-old man on Friday afternoon over the allegation and have charged him with two counts of sexually touching one other individual with out consent, inciting one other to sexually contact them with out consent and sexual activity with out consent.

The individual was refused bail and is about to look earlier than Parramatta Bail Courtroom on January 21, in line with the assertion.

“Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs advise that Kurtley Beale has been suspended from all types of Rugby with fast impact pending the conclusion of authorized proceedings, in addition to Rugby Australia’s personal investigations,” Rugby Australia and NSW Waratahs mentioned in matching statements.

“This step follows Mr Beale’s arrest and subsequent cost with severe prison offences, and is consistent with Rugby Australia’s Skilled Participant Code of Conduct,” they added.

Beale, who made his Wallabies debut in 2009, was just lately named within the Wallabies coaching squad for this yr’s World Cup.

He made his skilled debut in 2007 and has spent most of his taking part in profession at NSW Waratahs.

He just lately returned to the membership for a 3rd stint within the 2023 Tremendous Rugby season after taking part in at French membership Racing 92.

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