19th September 2016, 14:48 | anti-doping
Lee Mapals, a 31 year-old professional rugby league player from Leeds, has received a four year ban from all sport following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV).
Mapals, who was registered with Hunslet Hawks RLFC in Kingstone Press League One, tested positive for the anabolic steroid nandrolone and metabolites of the steroid oxymetholone following an out-of-competition test on 16 June 2016.
Mapals is banned from all sport from 8 July 2016 until 7 July 2020.
The full written decision can be found on the UKAD website.