Former Cronulla Sharks participant Bronson Xerri has been suspended for 4 years by the Nationwide Rugby League Anti-Doping Tribunal.
- Bronson Xerri examined optimistic in November 2019 and has not performed NRL since
- The ban is backdated to the time of the unique optimistic take a look at, that means he can be eligible to play once more in 2023
- Xerri examined optimistic on the finish of his rookie yr with the Cronulla Sharks
Xerri examined optimistic to testosterone in November 2019 and he has not performed an NRL sport since.
“The tribunal found that Mr Xerri intentionally took testosterone in late 2019 knowing that the substance was either banned or that there was a serious risk that it was banned,” an NRL assertion learn.
“The tribunal also found that Mr Xerri’s actions were, on his own evidence, at best grossly negligent. The sanction imposed is the presumptive four-year ban for the use of serious performance-enhancing substances.”
His suspension will expire in November 2023, 4 years after he first examined optimistic.
The 20-year-old centre missed the primary two rounds of the 2020 season and his optimistic take a look at was revealed on Could 26, 2020, simply two days earlier than the season resumed after the coronavirus shutdown.
Xerri performed 22 video games for the Sharks in his rookie season in 2019.