30th April 2018, 12:56 | anti-doping

Hardaker banned for 14 months by UK Anti-Doping

Hardaker banned for 14 months by UK Anti-Doping

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) today confirmed Zak Hardaker has been suspended from all sport for 14 months following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation.

Hardaker, who played for Castleford Tigers at the time, tested positive for the presence of benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, following an in-competition test on 8 September 2017.

Hardaker is banned from all sport from 8 September 2017 until midnight 7 November 2018.

The full written decision can be found on the UKAD website under current rule violations.