Tag Archives: AFL player

GUN AIMED AT MAN’S HEAD ‘FAILED TO FIRE’ – Friday May 31 2013

– Former AFL player William “Billy” Nicholls aimed a gun at a man’s head before shooting him in the leg, a court has heard. Mr Nicholls, 32, who played 16 games for Hawthorn and Richmond from 2001 to 2004, was … Continue reading

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FOOTY PLAYER WARNED ON BAIL – Friday May 31 2013

– Former AFL player Billy Nicholls allegedly kept a diary detailing his descent into a life of crime and drug use, a court heard yesterday. Nicholls was allowed bail by the Supreme Court after being arrested in April and charged … Continue reading

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FALL FROM FOOTY FAME – Friday May 3 2013

– A former AFL player kept a handwritten journal detailing his venture into drugs and involvement in two Geelong shootings, a court has heard. Detective Senior Constable Adam Radley told a bail hearing yesterday that William (Billy) Nicholls’ journal was … Continue reading

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DRUG RAID NETS SIX, INCLUDING EX-ROO – Thursday April 18 2013

– A former North Melbourne footballer is one of six people arrested in drug raids by a joint taskforce including Victoria Police, Customs and Australian Federal Police. The Trident Taskforce arrested them and seized cocaine, steroids, human growth hormones, cash … Continue reading

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