Ex-NRL and Warrington Wolves star Chris Sandow reportedly to remain behind bars despite bid for bail

Chris Sandow is synonymous with off the cuff and exciting rugby league.

The 2008 NRL rookie of the year took the league by storm when he burst onto the scene due to the unique way he played the game.

After a successful stint at South Sydney from 2008-11, he made the the move to the Parramatta Eels where he would continue to show the same form but be unable to end the Eels’ long wait for a Premiership.

Mid way through the 2015 season he was poached by Warrington as Tony Smith strove to turn an otherwise disappointing season around to that point as the club entered the Super 8s. But it wasn’t the start to his Warrington career he’d have wanted as the Wolves were pummelled by Leeds at Headingley 49-12 a week after a Challenge Cup semi-final defeat to Hull KR.

However, 2016 would be very different as he and the Wolves took Super League by storm finishing top of the league and Sandow producing some memorable moments including a drop goal against Salford.

The Wolves would get to both major finals but would sadly lose both to Hull FC and Wigan respectively. After this he returned home to play for the North Devils just before current Leeds both Rohan Smith took over at the club.

Often pushing for an NRL return and occasionally linked with a return to Super League, neither are on the cards for the 33-year-old who according to the Daily Mail is set to remain behind bars after a failed bid for bail.

This came at Ipswich Magistrates Court following charges of assaulting a police officer causing bodily harm, serious assault of a police officer or person acting in aid of police officer, two counts of obstructing police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, two counts of driving without a licence and evasion.

The offences are said to have happened over July-August. This was his second application for bail after the first one was denied over concerns he may reoffend and similarly his second application was also denied meaning he is set to remain behind bars.

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