It was no consolation at all to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen that a post-game meeting with last week’s referee Jaco Peyper yielded a frank “mea culpa” from the South African whistle-blower.
Former Cronulla hooker Paul Aiton has not been asked to choose between playing at Wembley and a career-ending suspension, according to his club Leeds.
One of Australian international sport's favourite power couples have announced they will be tying the knot, more than two years after they first met in a Qantas lounge.
Rugby League Players Association boss David Garnsey has described ASADA’s requirements for players to try and escape suspension as inequitable and unreasonable.
Now past and present Cronulla players have been issued with show cause orders the onus is on them to essentially disprove ASADA’s provisional findings. It is a “hand on heart” finding by ASADA indicating that they believe the players have committed a doping rule violation. The show cause notice asks the players to reply to their initial finding,
The offer on the table appears too good to be true: a backdated one-year ban, which means you miss precious little footy and some of the pre-season sandhills?
If Sharks players admit they were ‘‘doped and duped’’ during the supplements program in place at Cronulla during the 2011 season they will receive a three-week playing ban following a deal offered by ASADA on Wednesday.
In 2001, only six gay and inclusive rugby clubs existed across the globe. Today there are almost 60, a feat which can be partly attributed to Mark Bingham.
The ASADA has issued some of its show-cause notices based on the belief peptides were on-sold to Cronulla players via a Kogarah compounding pharmacist.
Matthew Wright is set to be robbed of a finals appearance as he becomes the unlucky casualty following ASADA’s investigations into Cronulla’s 2011 supplements program.