x Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 July 2017

Tigers snap up Cousins in draft

Ben Cousins, who admitted to being a recreational drug user, was selected in a player draft by Richmond Tigers in the Australian Rules Football League.

Ben Cousins, who admitted to being a recreational drug user and who was once one of the sport's top players, was selected in a player draft by the Richmond Tigers on Tuesday. Five Australian Rules Football clubs who had picks ahead of the Tigers decided to pass on Cousins, who won the league's most prestigious individual award, the Brownlow Medal, in 2005.