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Ched Evans appeals rape conviction

Ched Evans was convicted of rape in April. Photo: North Wales Police

The Court of Appeal have confirmed today that lawyers for Ched Evans have lodged an appeal against the former Welsh footballer's rape conviction.

The 23-year-old was sentenced to five years in jail in April for raping a 19-year-old woman in a Rhuddlan hotel last year.

No hearing has yet been fixed.

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