England prop Joe Marler is never far away from the headlines for the wrong reasons.
Here, RUCK runs through each of those incidents down the years…
APRIL 2016: Two-week band and £20k fine for “Gyspy Boy” remark at Wales prop Samson Lee.
APRIL 2016: Two-week ban for kicking a Grenoble player in the head in first match back following previous ban.
JUNE 2016: Formal warning for a Twitter comment calling ex-Australia coach Bob Dwyer “a w**ker”.
SEPTEMBER 2017: Reprimanded for scrapping with international teammate James Haskell and spraying him in the face with a water bottle.
OCTOBER 2017: Three-week ban for elbowing an opponent, ruling him out of the Six Nations.
JANUARY 2018: Six-week ban for shoulder charge to the head of Sale flanker TJ Ioane. This meant he missed two Six Nations matches.
SEPTEMBER 2018: Reprimand for saying he considered getting sent off so he could miss England get-togethers.
MARCH 2020: Faces ban for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones by the testicles.
LIST | 20 times Joe Marler didn’t give a RUCK
He really doesn’t care.
1. Nowhere else to start
Taking life, or a Welshman, by the balls…
2. When he taught us his favourite word
Stuart Barnes is a complete helmet……..
— Joe Marler (@JoeMarler) November 12, 2015
3. Destroying GEORGE NORTH
4. Burning twitter critic
In a reply to the appearance of Joe Marler on a BBC 5 Live show, a Tweeter observed that he thought the prop was a “absolute try hard weapon……….him not you obviously”.
Problem was that Marler was tagged in the Tweet and duly decided to reply.
“Very true mate. I try very hard……. to have regular vaginal intercourse with your mum, but she insists on having it in her arsehole every time! Mental.