Drunk ex-Wallaby star arrested

Sydney - Former Wallaby star loose forward Phil Waugh was charged with mid-range drink driving in the early hours of Friday morning.

Waugh was pulled over by police at 01:20.

A police spokesperson said the 33-year-old was travelling along Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge, in north Sydney.

He was arrested and taken to Chatswood police station where he was breath tested and returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.083.

Police charged him with mid-range drink driving, his licence was suspended and he will appear at Hornsby Local Court on January 9.

The spokesperson said it is believed there were no other passengers in the car.

Waugh played 79 Tests for Australia between 2000 and 2009.
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Hilton Hasson 2012/12/23 12:25:41 PM
Why did the heading have to include the word ' drunk ' ? He's a Wallaby - of course he was drunk.
Robert Ferreiro 2012/12/23 02:17:14 PM
The naughty boy of Aussie rugby.....come on man you have children that look up to you....
Nizole Middle-Finger Khala 2012/12/23 11:25:43 PM
Boereroo Jackman 2012/12/24 12:20:29 AM
And in other news just in: South African police are shocked and surprised that there were no incidents of drink driving throughout the whole country throughout the festive period. This caused journalist to find news worthy stories from other countries to fill their pages...
Joe Smit 2012/12/26 12:45:18 PM
So was he drunk, or wasn't he. If he had two more peanuts, his reading would have been .08, and not .083. Perhaps he did try and stay below the limit. It's common knowledge, that two beers could give different readings, on different days, depending on circumstances. But yah, he is an Aussie, so lock him up. In fact, do us a favour, try and lock up Cooper!