Former All Blacks

Ali Williams fined $2300 over cocaine arrest

Williams, 35, was charged with buying 2.4 grams of cocaine in February.

Former Wallabies winger James O'Connor, who plays for Toulon, was also arrested and charged with possession.

Williams played for Parisian club Racing 92 at the time of the incident and the club said afterwards that he would be fired.

O'Connor was suspended by his club over the incident.


Photo: RNZ Ali Williams 

Ali Williams about to be sacked by Racing

"Unfortunately, he will soon be fired," club president.Jacky Lorenzetti told rugby weekly Midi Olympique.

AAP reports the 35-year-old Williams was charged last month.

Former Wallabies winger James O'Connor, who plays for Toulon, was also arrested and charged with possession.

Both players have been stood down by their clubs.

Williams, a 77 test veteran, has been summoned to appear at the National Rugby League's discipline commission on 29 March.

He is alleged to have purchased $300 worth of cocaine.

Former All Black convicted of domestic violence in France

He was arrested in June last year after being accused of attacking his partner and damaging the front door of where he lives while intoxicated.

Kelleher was accused of pushing the woman after a night out drinking.

The woman involved told police at the time that Kelleher pushed her several times, grabbed her by the hair and threw her into a car.

In court Kelleher's lawyer described the incident as a "lovers' quarrel".

Former All Black arrested on suspicion of buying cocaine

Police apprehended Williams and former Australian international James O'Connor after they were allegedly caught handing over cash to a drug dealer outside a night-club in the French capital at about 3am Saturday morning (local time).

An official said both players were drunk at the time of their arrest and were not carrying identification papers.

The official added that they were attempting to buy drugs worth about $200 euros and that the two sellers were also arrested.

Nonu staying at Toulon

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has revealed that Nonu has penned a one-year contract extension with the club.

That means the two-time Rugby World Cup winner will stay with the Top 14 outfit until June 2018.

The 34-year-old joined Toulon after helping New Zealand to defend their Rugby World Cup crown at the 2015 tournament in England.

Nonu, who won New Zealand's Kelvin R Tremain Player of the Year award in 2015, battled in his first year with Toulon but has impressed during the 2016/17 season, scoring three tries in 19 matches in all competitions.


Carter caught drink driving - reports

The French newspaper L'Equipe has confirmed a story by the magazine Closer, that Carter was stopped late Wednesday night by Police in the 17th arrondissement of Paris.

The report said Carter wasn't carrying his driver's licence and had a blood alcohol concentration of .98 grams per litre when the limit was .5 grams per litre.

Carter wasn't held in custody and will be summoned to court for trial.

Carter joined French club Racing 92 following the All Blacks' victory at the 2015 World Cup.

Former All Blacks cleared of doping

French newspaper L'Equipe says Carter, who plays for the Paris based club Racing 92, "has been cleared and was notified following an investigation by the medical commission of the French Rugby Federation."

The 34-year-old first-five, along with team-mates Juan Imhoff and Rokocoko, tested positive for corticosteroids after the Top 14 Final in Barcelona in June.