Former rugby league star Jarrod McCracken has faced a Brisbane court accused of leaving the country while bankrupt.
McCracken, 47, appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday charged with four counts of leaving Australia while an undischarged bankrupt.
The embattled former New Zealand footballer was declared bankrupt in 2012 after a years-long dispute over a north Queensland property development.
Mr McCracken’s financial woes came after he, as a developer, amassed a wealth once reported to be worth $30 million following a neck injury from a spear tackle that ended his playing career in 2000.
The hearing was adjourned and he was released on bail to reappear in court on February …