These players are 10 to 1 on the top 20 most controversial players list.

9. Billy Slater

Though Billy Slater is quite possibly the greatest fullback of all time, many fans find him to be a controversial figure. Slater was awarded the 2018 Wally Lewis medal despite only playing two of the three games in the series. This decision angered many fans who believed he did not deserve the accolade. Fans have also accused the champion fullback of having a dirty style of play.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JULY 22: Billy Slater of the Storm looks on during the round 19 NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Melbourne Storm at Mt Smart Stadium on July 22, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images)