A court case involving allegations rugby union star
Kurtley Beale assaulted a Brisbane bouncer has been adjourned
for two weeks.
Beale was to face a hearing in the Brisbane Magistrates Court
However a Queensland Justice Department spokesman on
Wednesday confirmed the Wallabies playmaker's case had been
moved to February 20.
Beale, 23, faced a Brisbane court last July after allegations
he hit a bouncer at the Victory Hotel, in Brisbane's CBD, on
the morning before an Australia-Wales Test on June 8.
It is alleged the incident followed a refusal by hotel staff
to allow entry for Beale and teammate Quade Cooper.
Now based in Melbourne, Beale faced one count of common
The matter was set down for Wednesday for hearing but was
brought on early to relist it on February 20.
The Australian Rugby Union postponed a disciplinary process
concerning Beale until the police matter was resolved,
meaning he remained available for Super Rugby games, All
Blacks Tests and the Wallabies Spring tour of Europe.
Beale was one of the stars of the European tour where the
Wallabies had mixed results.