South Wales Scorpions player banned for drug breach

A national anti-doping panel has imposed a two-year suspension on South Wales Scorpions player Harry Cartwright after he was found guilty of breaching the RFL’s anti-doping regulations.

Cartwright, 19, who was playing with the Scorpions on loan from North Wales Crusaders, tested positive for drostanolone, an anabolic steroid, following a match played on Saturday July 5, 2014.

The suspension applies from July 25, 2014 and expires at midnight on July 24, 2016.