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Former St Helens rugby league star Sean Long to face three day trial over assault allegation
5:00pm Tuesday 15th January 2013 in News
A DATE has been set for the trial of former Saints rugby league player Sean Long, who is accused of assaulting a woman.
The 36-year-old from Billinge, Wigan, who is currently assistant coach at Salford City Reds, faces an allegation that he assaulted 40-year-old Pamela Twist in Rainford in May.
She was a tenant at a property owned by Long
As reported previously by the Star, the ex-Saints scrum half, who is on bail, entered a not guilty plea to the charge of section 39 common assault at a hearing last month.
The former Great Britain international returned to St Helens Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday for a case management hearing.
He will face a three-day trial in June at the St Helens court house.