A PEMBROKE Dock man is to stand trial accused of rape and sexual assault.

Michael John Lloyd McNamara, aged 31, appeared at Swansea crown court on Friday for a plea and trial preparation hearing via video link with Cardiff prison, where he is being held in custody.

McNamara, once of Bush Street but now of no fixed address, denied four charges of rape between June 2005 and January 2007.

He also denied two charges of assault by penetration.

McNamara also denied an allegation of rape involving a different woman between January 2011 and December 2013.

He will stand trial on November 27 and was further remanded into custody meanwhile.