Chris Mayor

Former Premiership star Chris Mayor Banned for 5 Years After Being Found Guilty of Doping and Drug Trafficking

For attempting to use a prohibited substance as well as trying to traffic a prohibited substance, former Rugby Union star Chris Mayor has received a 5-year ban from all sport for an anti-doping rule violation.

This was reveald by the RFU who maintained that the 40-year-old was found guilty of the charges levelled aganst him.

He has been suspended, with part of it backdated, until December 2025.

Mayor has escaped being charged by the RFU with possession due to it not being proven.

The RFU said: “In September 2019, UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), the national anti-doping organisation for the UK, received evidence from the police that revealed Mayor had attempted to acquire 72iu Lilly pens containing the drug Humatrope, which is a Human Growth Hormone (hGH).

“hGH is prohibited at all time under section S2 of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2018 Prohibited List and is a non-Specified Substance.

“The RFU charged Mayor with a breach of World Rugby Regulations 21.2.2, use or attempted use by a player of a prohibited substance or a prohibited method, and 21.2.7, trafficking or attempted trafficking in any prohibited substance or prohibited method by a player or other person.

“The RFU also charged Mayor with possession (21.2.6). This charged was found not proved.”

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