Two-year RFL ban for former Barrow prop Brett McDermott

Brett McDermott
McDermott retired being charged by the RFL in April

Brett McDermott has received a two-year suspension after he was found guilty of breaching Rugby Football League anti-doping regulations.

McDermott retired in April after he was charged by the RFL while still a player with Championship side Barrow.

Tests showed the 32-year-old prop provided a sample containing the Drostanolone and 19-Norandrosterone, both prohibited anabolic substances.

The ban commenced from March 24, 2011, the date of the provisional suspension.

During a 17-year-career, the Ireland international also represented Cumbrian neighbours Workington and Whitehaven.

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