Wallaby James Slipper has been stood down and fined after testing positive for cocaine.
He returned a second positive test recorded from urine samples at his home.
Slipper has been stood down from playing for two months and issued with a $27,000 fine.
Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle delivered the news today.
She said that Slipper had been “dealing with very significant personal issues”.
Slipper himself released the following statement:
Slipper also captains the Queensland Reds.