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West Coast Eagles footballer Liam Ryan has been fined and disqualified from driving for 18 months over a traffic incident in July.

Ryan was charged with drink driving after he crashed into a tree in Armadale.

The Armadale Magistrates Court has heard Ryan had a blood alcohol reading of 0.138.

Ryan was not required to be in court and did not attend.

He was ordered to pay a $1700 fine, plus court costs, and was disqualified from driving for 18 months.

Penalty ‘fair and reasonable’

In a statement the West Coast Eagles said Ryan’s health and wellbeing was their main priority.

“Liam takes full responsibility for his actions and both he and the club accept that the penalty is fair and reasonable,” the club said.

“This penalty was the result of an incident in July and the club imposed internal sanctions on Liam at the time.

Source: West Coast Eagles forward Liam Ryan fined, licence disqualified over drink driving – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)