29 Sep 2010

Manly NRL star found not guilty of sexual assault

4:58 pm on 29 September 2010

The Manly Sea Eagles NRL rugby league star Brett Stewart has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl.

The 25-year-old Stewart broke down and cried as the Sydney jury returned its verdict after less than two hours of deliberation.

The NSW origin fullback and Australian international pleaded not guilty to two counts of indecent assault and a charge of sexual intercourse without consent.