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SA Rugby denies allegations ‘circulating in media’ of Springboks’ leisure drug use



  • SA Rugby has denied allegations of constructive drug assessments and substance abuse amongst their gamers.
  • The assertion is available in per week the place the Boks handled the blow of flyhalf Elton Jantjies and group dietician Zeenat Simjee returning to South Africa to cope with ‘private studies’.
  • The Springboks play Argentina in a Rugby Championship fixture in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

SA Rugby has strongly denied allegations of substance abuse inside the Springbok camp or that any of the gamers had produced constructive medicine check outcomes.

The organisation mentioned it was conscious that “unsubstantiated allegations of failed assessments for
leisure medicine by Springbok gamers are circulating amongst members of the
media.”

On-line platform Sarugbymag claimed on Saturday that SA Rugby had sought to quash a narrative from a South African publication that was set to publish an explosive report on leisure drug use and constructive assessments within the Bok camp.

In a strongly worded assertion, SA Rugby mentioned the allegations have already had surfaced on an internet platform ‘regardless of the absence of any proof to assist them’.

“SA Rugby has persistently suggested all inquiring media that no such studies have been acquired by SA Rugby or any participant from the one authority permitted to carry out such assessments, the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport. SA Rugby doesn’t conduct its personal assessments,” the assertion mentioned.

“Regardless of the absence of any such studies, gamers and administration in Argentina have been contacted to ‘inform their story’, distracting and destabilising the whole camp within the build-up immediately’s Check towards Argentina in Buenos Aires.

“SA Rugby needs to repeat that it has no proof of any opposed analytical findings for any sort of drug – be it efficiency enhancing or leisure – by Springbok gamers and regards the publication or the risk to publish such allegations as a deliberate try to sabotage the group’s preparations.”

Kick-off on Saturday is at 21:10 SA time.

The assertion in full:

SA Rugby is conscious that unsubstantiated allegations of failed assessments for leisure medicine by Springbok gamers are circulating amongst members of the media.

Disappointingly, these allegations have already appeared on-line regardless of the absence of any proof to assist them.

SA Rugby has persistently suggested all inquiring media that no such studies have been acquired by SA Rugby or any participant from the one authority permitted to carry out such assessments, the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport. SA Rugby doesn’t conduct its personal assessments.

Regardless of the absence of any such studies, gamers and administration in Argentina have been contacted to “inform their story”, distracting and destabilising the whole camp within the build-up of immediately’s Check towards Argentina in Buenos Aires.

SA Rugby needs to repeat that it has no proof of any opposed analytical findings for any sort of drug – be it efficiency enhancing or leisure – by Springbok gamers and regards the publication or the risk to publish such allegations as a deliberate try to sabotage the group’s preparations.

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