referring to French rugby starts disciplinary proceedings against Ali WilliamsGETTY IMAGES French rugby has begun disciplinary proceedings against Ali Williams.
French rugby authorities have begun action against former All Black Ali Williams following his arrest in a drugs bust.
READ MORE:* ‘French rugby has a cocaine problem’* Ali Williams: I made a big mistake* Ali Williams is charged after arrestThe two players had been arrested and placed in custody last weekend in Paris, allegedly in possession of 2.4 grams of cocaine.
“Ali Williams and James O’Connor will be convened by the commission on a date to be announced later.”
The National Rugby League (LNR) announced on Friday (Saturday NZ time) that its disciplinary committee had been instructed to initiate proceedings against Williams and former Wallaby James O’Connor, after they were arrested in Paris.
French rugby launches action against Ali Williams
The French National Rugby League (LNR) has today announced disciplinary proceedings are now formally open against Williams, 35.
By Simon PlumbFrench rugby bosses have launched action against Ali Williams after the former All Blacks’ arrest in Paris in an alleged cocaine bust.
“Ali Williams and James O’Connor will be convened by the commission on a date to be communicated at a later date.”
New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has criticised Williams and Carter, who have both used social media to apologise for their behaviour.
Williams was charged by French police with buying cocaine last weekend, while former Australian international James O’Connor was charged with being in possession of the Class A drug after police stopped the pair on Sunday.
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