Top-level rugby doping fears as it's revealed just 16 match day tests were carried out in the Aviva Premiership in an entire season



Serious concerns have been raised about anti-doping procedures in top-level English rugby, with the extent to which players are being tested in the Aviva Premiership described by some club officials as ‘worryingly inadequate’.
The Mail on Sunday has spoken to a number of Premiership insiders who fear the integrity of their sport is under threat because of a lack of funding for UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), a lack of investment by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) in testing and a lack of focus on their top-flight club competition.
One Premiership club have had UKAD testers at just one home match this... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Sport, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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