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25 March 2017 11:37 (South Africa)

Chiliboy and Bjorn Basson fail dope test

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson are being sent home from the Boks end of the year tour of England and Ireland after testing positive for methylhexaneamine. Basson was already on his way home after injuring his ankle in the Boks' win over Wales on Saturday. The players can request that their "B samples" be tested, but have been suspended from all rugby in the meantime. Methylhexaneamine is a non-specified stimulant on the World Anti-Doping Agency's prohibited list of substances. Read more: TimesLive and Sport24

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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