Ched Evans's rape conviction

Nine people have each been ordered to pay a rape victim for revealing her name on social networks after footballer Ched Evans was convicted of raping her at Caernarfon Crown Court in April.

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Footballer tells jury teenager "consented to sex"

Wales and Sheffield United centre forward Ched Evans this afternoon told a jury that a 19-year-old woman consented to sex.

Evans, 23, was asked by his QC David Fish at Caernarfon crown court if he had sexual intercourse with the woman, to which he said yes.

When asked if there was any reason or signal which caused him to believe she wasn't consenting, Mr Evans said no.

Ched Evans and and Clayton McDonald deny raping the woman in the hotel at Rhuddlan, near Rhyl.

The trial continues.

Footballer claims woman was "in control"

A jury has heard how a footballer accused of raping a woman at a hotel near Rhyl, told police she had come back to the hotel to have fun. Caernarfon Crown Court heard how Clayton McDonald claimed the woman was enjoying herself.

He is on trial along with former Wales International Ched Evans. The prosecution allege the 19 year old was in no fit state to consent to what happened at the hotel in May last year.

Both players deny the charges and the trial will continue tomorrow.


Alleged rape victim 'very drunk'

A jury has heard how a 19-year-old woman, allegedly raped by two footballers, was "very drunk" at a takeaway food shop that morning.

Sohail Aslam, owner of the Godfather kebab shop at Rhyl, told Caernarfon crown court that she fell down two or three times in the shop.

"She never used to be that drunk but she was very drunk that night," he remarked.

Both Ched Evans and Clayton McDonald deny rape.

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