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Top 20: Rugby Unions most suspended bad boys

8. Paul Jones – Two years

In 1996, the Llanelli and Wales B second row forward was banned for two years after being found guilty by the WRU of drug misuse.

7. Richard Nones – Two years

The ex-Colomiers prop is the only pro to have been given the maximum two-year ban for eye-gouging.

6. Richie Griffiths – Two years

The first man in world rugby to be banned for a drugs-related offence. The centre, who represented Wales at Schools, Youth and B level, failed a drugs test after playing for South Wales Police in a First Division match against Aberavon in December 1991

5. Wendell Sailor – Two years

Wallaby winger Sailor was given a two year suspension after testing positive for cocaine after playing a match for the NSW Waratahs in April 2006. The dual code star returned to rugby league in 2008.

4. Dean Richards – Three years

It all began with the purchase of fake blood capsules from a joke shop in Clapham and ended with Harlequins coach Richards being banned for three years for his role in the Bloodgate saga