Craig Hoare of Spartans RFC in Gloucester (level eight) has been suspended for a period of four years from all sport following the decision of an independent national anti-doping panel.
Hoare tested positive for the presence of Drostanolone and Methylhexaneamine after failing a test following a match on the 15 April 2017.
The period of ineligibility has been applied from 5 May 2017 - the date of the provisional suspension – until 4 May 2021.
The independent panel consisted of Mark Hovell (Chair), Gordon McInnes and Carole Billington-Wood.
To read the full judgement click here.