Sanctions

ADRVs

Under the World Anti-Doping Code all Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) must be published.
All international Athlete Support Personnel currently serving, or who have served a ban over the last six years, can be found in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited Association List.

Sanctions

Name National Governing Body Sanction
Josh Yorweth FA Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Josh Yorweth
Rule Violated
Evading, refusal or failure
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Football
NGB
FA
Michael Phenix The FA Four-year ban
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Reference Number
450
Competitor Violator
Michael Phenix
Rule Violated
Presence of a Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in a Player’s Sample
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Football
NGB
The FA
Substance

Oxandrolone and its metabolite 17-epioxandrolone

Substance Class

Anabolic steroids

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Sean Goodfellow Scottish Rugby Union Four-year ban
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Reference Number
451
Competitor Violator
Sean Goodfellow
Rule Violated
Evading, refusing or failing to submit to Sample collection
Sanction
Four-year ban
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
Scottish Rugby Union
Substance

N/A

Substance Class

N/A

Action Taken

Four-year ban

Paul Bird MSA Banned for 8 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Paul Bird
Rule Violated
Refusal or failure
Sanction
Banned for 8 years
Sport
Motor Sport
NGB
MSA
Daniel Wells RFU Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Daniel Wells
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
RFU
Substance
Ostraine and methylhexaneamine
Daniel Matthews WRU Banned for 2 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Daniel Matthews
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 2 years
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
WRU
Substance
Benzoylecgonine (metabolite of cocaine)
Thomas Minns RFL Banned for 1 year 4 months
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Thomas Minns
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 1 year 4 months
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
RFL
Substance
Benzoylecgonine (metabolite of cocaine)
Maredydd Francis WRU Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Maredydd Francis
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
WRU
Substance
19-nortestosterone (metabolite of nandrolone) & 17α-epitrenbolone (metabolite of trenbolone)
Redacted RFU Banned for 6 months
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 6 months
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
RFU
Substance
hydrochlorothiazide
Tyrell Wilson SRU Banned for 2 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Tyrell Wilson
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 2 years
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
SRU
Substance
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)
James Duerden RFL Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
James Duerden
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
RFL
Substance
Drostanolone metabolite 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one; and 19-norandsrosterone
Redacted BBBOC Banned for 4 months
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 months
Sport
Boxing
NGB
BBBOC
Substance
1,3-dimethylbutylamine (DMBA)
Harry Reardon RFL Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Harry Reardon
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
RFL
Substance
drostanolone metabolite 2α-methyl-5α-androstan-3α-ol-17-one; and (19-norandrosterone, at an estimated concentration of 15ng/ml
Kevin McDine DRA Banned for 2 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Kevin McDine
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 2 years
Sport
Darts
NGB
DRA
Substance
Benzoylecgonine (Metabolite of Cocaine)
Nigel Levine UKA Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Nigel Levine
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Athletics
NGB
UKA
Substance
Clenbuterol
Patrick Hillier RFU Banned for 2 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Patrick Hillier
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 2 years
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
RFU
Substance
Benzoylecgonine (metabolite of Cocaine)
Redacted WRU Banned for 4 months
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 months
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
WRU
Substance
Stanozolol -N-Glucuronide (metabolite of Stanozolol)
Redacted RFL Banned for 1 year 2 months
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 1 year 2 months
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
RFL
Substance
Benzoylecgonine (Metabolite of Cocaine)
David Burrell UKA Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
David Burrell
Rule Violated
Refusal or failure
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Athletics
NGB
UKA
Andrew Acton SRU Banned for 3 years 9 months
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Andrew Acton
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 3 years 9 months
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
SRU
Substance
Stanozolol -N-Glucuronide (metabolite of Stanozolol)
Brandon Staples RFU Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Brandon Staples
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Rugby Union
NGB
RFU
Substance
Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (and metabolite 6β-hydroxy-dehydrochloromethyltestosterone); 6β-hydroxy metandienone and 17epi-metandieonone (metabolites of metandienone); and stanozolol-N-glucuronide (metabolite of stanozolol)
Adam Fedorciow BWLA Banned for 2 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Adam Fedorciow
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 2 years
Sport
Weightlifting
NGB
BWLA
Substance
Higenamine (and metabolite coclaurine)
Rangi Chase RFL Banned for 2 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Rangi Chase
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 2 years
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
RFL
Substance
Benzoylecgonine
Redacted RFL Banned for 1 year 8 months
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Redacted
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 1 year 8 months
Sport
Rugby League
NGB
RFL
Substance
Benzoylecgonine
Joanna Blair UKA Banned for 4 years
Date of Violation
Start date of Sanction
End Date of Sanction
Competitor Violator
Joanna Blair
Rule Violated
Presence
Sanction
Banned for 4 years
Sport
Athletics
NGB
UKA
Substance
Metandienone (metabolite)