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From left: Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding, Blane McIlroy and Rory Harrison

RTÉ reports:

All four defendants in the Belfast rape trial have been found not guilty on all charges.

Ulster and Ireland rugby player Paddy Jackson has been acquitted of rape and sexual assault, while his team-mate Stuart Olding has been acquitted of rape.

Blane McIlroy has been found not guilty of exposure. Rory Harrison has been found not guilty of perverting the course of justice and not guilty withholding information.

Jackson and Olding acquitted of rape charges (RTE)


This afternoon.

Scenes outside Belfast High Court.

From top: Stuart Olding, Rory Harrison; Blaine Mcllroy and Paddy Jackson.



It begins.


Broadsheet contributor and commenter Shayna, who was part of the jury, has asked us to remove her comments on this post.