Ben Cousins appears to be like content and nutritious at a West Coast Eagles AFL match as he poses for images with fans

1996 – Makes AFL debut with West Coast and is named the league’s Mounting Star

2001 – Named club captain of West Coast at age 23

2002 – Breaks his arm slipping down a flight of stairs at a nightclub months just after punching his teammate Daniel Kerr

2005 – (May perhaps) Is quizzed by law enforcement about association with underworld identities

– (September) Wins Brownlow medal as the AFL’s best and fairest player

Cousins after the 2006 AFL Grand Final

Cousins just after the 2006 AFL Grand Ultimate

2006 – (February) Swims throughout a Perth river to escape a booze bus

– (September) Wins AFL premiership with the Eagles

– (December) Is arrested following passing out in entrance of Melbourne’s Crown Casino and spends 4 hours in jail 

2007 – (March) Suspended by West Coastline after missing schooling session

– (April) Goes to a drug rehabilitation facility in the US

– (October) Unveiled to have visited fellow Eagles legend Chris Mainwaring two times on the night time he died of a drug overdose

– (October) Arrested and charged with drug offences that are later on dropped 

– (November) Finally sacked by West Coastline and banned from the AFL for 1 12 months

2008 – AFL re-registers Cousins and he is signed by Richmond

2010 – Retires from the AFL but releases autobiography and documentary

Cousins has been charged with drug possession and refusing a drug test in 2007, but the charges were later dropped

Cousins has been billed with drug possession and refusing a drug examination in 2007, but the charges ended up later on dropped

2015 – Arrested a few periods before main police on a gradual-speed motor vehicle chase

2016 – (June) Noticed behaving erratically and directing site visitors on a highway 

– (October) In and out of court docket around drug offences and breaches a restraining buy taken out by his ex-companion  

2018 – (January) Launched from jail on parole just 10 months into his sentence

He will take up a community aid position with the West Coast Eagles – a requirement of his parole conditions 

– (Might): Stories emerge he has not been found at the club for a thirty day period

The club confirms the he informed officials in April he no for a longer time needed the job

– (August) Arrested and charged with drug possession and breaching a  restraining order

2019 – (February) He was fined $1,750 for possessing meth and hiding it up his anus although in jail 

(March) Cousins pleaded not responsible to 14 offences in court docket, including breaching a family violence restraining order and a count just about every of aggravated stalking and threatening to injure, endanger or harm  

(April) Cousins is arrested in Perth with a  Cousins is introduced from jail on bail following eight months within.

2020 – (March) Inform-all documentary Coming Thoroughly clean goes to air – Cousins opens up about his meth habit and time guiding bars.

(April) Cousins is arrested in Perth immediately after allegedly becoming caught with 2.5grams of methamphetamine although asleep beside his car. 

He is remanded in custody immediately after pleading responsible to possessing methamphetamine and incurring a $1500 high-quality. 

He is also billed with aggravated stalking of his ex-spouse, Maylea Tinecheff.

(Oct) Cousins pleads not guilty to aggravated stalking and 20 counts of breaching a loved ones violence restraining purchase relating to his ex-associate.

(November) He is convicted of stalking his ex-husband or wife but acquitted by a Perth courtroom of restraining purchase breaches.  He is sentenced to seven months jail, which is backdated to April.

He is produced from Hakea jail in late November. 

2021 – Cousins returns to the footy area enjoying for the Queens Park Bulldogs in Perth’s Metro Football League