Brett Seymour was accused of head-butting a woman on the dance floor during a drinking
session at Brisbane's Regatta Hotel, but no
criminal charges were laid after police investigation found there was insufficient evidence.
Tevita Latu punched a 19-year-old woman in the face and broke her nose at a service
station in Cronulla. He was fired from Cronulla Sharks, de-registered by the NRL and may no longer play professionally in Australia.
Frank Pritchard and his brother Tom were charged with affray after a violent street brawl in Liverpool. Frank was
stabbed twice in the thumb and Tom suffered a stab wound to the heart during the brawl.
Wes Naiqama was
convicted of driving while disqualified for the fourth time. His licence was suspended until 2015, and he
was sentenced to eight months periodic detention with a four-month non-parole period.
Anthony Laffranchi was charged with the sexual assault of a 26-year-old woman. Shortly before
the alleged rape took place, Laffranchi and a group of Wests Tigers players had partaken in a drinking session at the Sapphire nightclub
in Kings Cross as part of the team's 'Mad Monday' end-of-season celebrations.
 After regaining consciousness, the woman alleged she was the victim of a
date rape drug. A Wests Tigers player claimed the woman came back "quite willingly" to the party at
Five Dock and he
thought it was "all systems go".
 Laffranchi was acquitted of the charge.
Bryce Gibbs refused to leave a bar while drinking at Rosehill Racecourse,
allegedly spat in the face of a police officer and tried to headbutt another before being detained. He
was charged with obstructing police, assaulting police, resisting arrest, criminal damage and failure to
leave a licensed premises when requested.
Craig Gower, inebriated with alcohol at a Kings Cross cocktail
bar, allegedly tried to kiss one man before biting him on the neck and sparking a brawl in which he is
accused of assaulting another man
Craig Trindall was
charged with intentionally causing serious injury after allegedly bashing a woman in the face with a
 The woman suffered a broken nose, shattered eye socket and had timber splinters embedded
near her brain
Chris Walker was reportedly involved in a nightclub scuffle over a pair of broken
sunglasses at Melbas nightclub in the Gold Coast in which several glasses were smashed. Walker had been drinking for
"some time" before the altercation occurred.
 It was later revealed that Walker had been battling with alcoholism.
Bulldogs legend Terry Lamb was accused
of assaulting another man during a fit of rage at a golfing function. The alleged victim, (Cabramatta
club member Greg Davison) claimed that Terry Lamb punched him in the face, causing cuts and bruises to
his head. Lamb denied the allegations.
Anthony Watmough was
accused of violence towards his girlfriend. In court, she alleged that Watmough threw metal coins at her,
attacked her with a chair, and jammed her in between a sliding door.
Sonny Bill Williams was caught in a compromising position with model Candice Falzon, with a photo taken by a mobile phone of the incident published on the
Daily Telegraph website. Williams later apologised to his girlfriend.
 He was later caught by police relieving himself outside of a nightclub in
Cronulla and fined $650, subsequently admitting to an alcohol problem and
later on in the year was caught speeding 20 km over the legal limit of the area.
Ben Roberts pleaded
guilty to drink-driving, driving an unregistered vehicle, driving an uninsured vehicle and not displaying
Jason King was charged
with drink driving after being allegedly caught with a blood alcohol level of 0.085.
Andrew Johns admits he
used recreational drugs throughout his illustrious career.
Ian Lacey and John Te Reo were
charged with intentionally causing serious injury to a bank worker, who suffered a fractured skull and
bleeding of the brain. The Brisbane Broncos subsequently terminated their contracts.
Brent Todd sentenced
to 12 months' home detention for poker machine fraud.
Canberra Raiders star Todd Carney went on a rampage in Goulburn, damaging property, jumping on a car bonnet and damaging the entrance to a
Fone Zone store. He
received a 12 month suspended jail sentence, was ordered to undertake alcohol counselling, and was banned
from the local Government area for 12 months.
Brett Stewart was
charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in the stairwell of an apartment block after a club
function. A magistrate issued an apprehended violence order (AVO) against Stewart.
Sydney Roosters coach Brad Fittler was
reported in the Townsville Bulletin for drunkenly trying to gain access to the wrong hotel room while
wearing only shorts. The incident occurred at the Holiday Inn in Townsville at 3am. Fittler consequently
fined himself AUD $10,000 and apologised for his behaviour at a televised press conference.
Sydney Roosters player Nate Myles was
suspended for six weeks and dropped from the State of Origin team after defecating in the corridor
of a luxury resort hotel whilst drunk. The club was also fined $50,000 for repeated offences.
Cronulla Sharks player Greg Bird appeared in
court charged with five counts of assault after allegedly attacking a woman in a Cronulla night club in