Former Huddersfield Giants academy player Sam Barlow in court for assaulting anti-doping officer
A former Huddersfield Giants academy player was told he brought shame on his team after assaulting an anti-doping officer.
Sam Barlow, 28, was spared jail after he behaved aggressively to UK Anti-Doping official Mark Dean, who was visiting his Halifax home for a random drugs test last July.
He then threatened to call police saying Mr Dean was a burglar, a court heard on Friday.
Barlow, of Garside Drive, admitted common assault after leaving his victim terrified he would be punched.
The Leigh Centurions player, who was signed to Huddersfield in 2007 before going on to play for Sheffield and... read more
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