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Fallen NRL star Ben Barba has been charged with assaulting his brother-in-law and will spend at least two nights in custody.
Barba, 32, appeared in Mackay local court on Thursday morning after Queensland police arrested him the day before.
Barba has been charged with assault causing bodily harm to Adrian Currie in an alleged incident in East Mackay.
No further details are known about the accusation.
Arrested and Charged
A disgraced former NRL star Ben Barba (pictured with partner Ainslie Currie) has been indicted for the alleged assault on his brother-in-law.
Barba appeared in court via video link, where he refused to be released on bail to reappear on Friday, according to the Courier-Mail.
No request for bail has been submitted at this stage.
The man once considered one of the best rugby league players in the world faces up to seven years behind bars if he is convicted.
The former Dally M Player of the Year was fired by the North Queensland Cowboys and expelled from the NRL in early February 2019 after an investigation revealed that he had been involved in a physical altercation with teammate Ainslie Currie a week earlier on the Day. from Australia.
His $ 400,000 one-year contract was broken, without him playing a single game for the Cowboys, before Barba later started a $ 20-an-hour job as a metal worker.
Barba played the last of his 202 NRL games with the Cronulla Sharks, when they won his first inaugural term in 2016. He was fired by the club a few days later for possession of cocaine.
He fathered three children, Bodhi, Bronte, and Blaise, with longtime girlfriend Ainslie.
He joined Canterbury in 2007, during the same week that Sonny Williams quit playing for the team.
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Ben Barba was born on June 13, 1989 in Darwin, Australia. Indigenous Australian fullback who began playing rugby for the Canterbury Bulldogs in 2007.
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Barba resurrected his overseas career after a series of controversies in Australia.
After a short stint with the French rugby team Toulon, Barba returned to form while playing for St Helens in 2018, when he was crowned the Man of Steel for best player in the English Super League.
He made him the second player to have the Dally M and Man of Steel awards on his mantelpiece.
Barba was recently tied to a possible move to the US to play rugby league, before returning last month with the Mackay Cutters.
He lined up in jersey number seven for the Cutters in a Kanaka Proud Cup game against Rockhampton four weeks ago, Central Queensland Today reported.
Ben Barba Quick and Facts
- Former NRL star Ben Barba charged after he allegedly assaulted brother-in-law
- Arrested in Mackay before charged with assault occasioning bodily harm
- Barba, 32, will spend two nights in custody before reappearing in court on Friday