6 Apr 2017

Ali Williams fined $2300 over cocaine arrest

6:28 am on 6 April 2017

Former All Blacks lock Ali Williams has been fined $2300 by a Paris court on charges of purchasing cocaine, a court clerk says.

Ali Williams

Ali Williams Photo: RNZ

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.

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