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Beale in court for assault
Sydney - Wallabies fullback Kurtley Beale was
granted bail to attend mediation after appearing in court on Tuesday
charged with common assault.
The Melbourne Rebels star was
allegedly involved in an altercation with a security guard after he and
Wallabies team-mate Quade Cooper were refused entry to a pub ahead of
Australia's first Test with Wales last month.
During a brief
mention of the matter in the Brisbane Magistrates Court, Beale's lawyer
Angelo Venardos told the judge his client and the alleged victim were
attempting to resolve the matter out of court.
The hearing was adjourned for eight weeks to allow this to happen.
Beale missed the first two Tests against Wales through injury, he was
recalled for the third, and the Australian Rugby Union said Tuesday it
had yet to start disciplinary proceedings against him over the alleged
"As stated previously an ARU disciplinary review
procedure will not begin until the court process has been completed,"
the governing body said.
"No further comment will be made at this time."