Accused rapist Jack de Belin is hit with more charges

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Footy star Jack de Belin, 28, is hit with an upgraded sexual assault charge that could see him spend LIFE behind bars if found guilty of raping teenager Jack de Belin and friend Callan Sinclair allegedly raped woman in Wollongong  The men were charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault in company  Today police will lay four additional charges against the men at court Both men are now facing five charges, all relating to the same incident 

By Charlie Moore For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 23:28 BST, 23 July 2019 | Updated: 23:41 BST, 23 July 2019

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NRL star Jack de Belin is facing life in jail after police laid more charges against him. 

The Dragons player, 28, and his friend Callan Sinclair, 22, allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman in a flat in Wollongong in December. 

The men were charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault in company. 

Jack de Belin

Callan Sinclair

NRL star Jack de Belin (left) is facing life in jail after police laid more charges against him. The Dragons player and his friend Callan Sinclair (right) allegedly raped a woman in a flat in Wollongong in December

Today police will lay four additional charges against the men when they appear at court.

Both men are now facing five charges, all relating to the same incident.

They are four counts of aggravated sexual assault in company and one count of aggravated sexual assault in company – inflict actual bodily harm.

That charge carries a maximum penalty of life in prison.

De Belin and Sinclair deny the allegations.

The NSW Origin star allegedly met the 19-year-old on a night out in Fever Nightclub in Wollongong on

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