3 players positive in rugby drug tests

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Three players of the Sri Lanka rugby team have tested positive in anti-doping tests carried out by the International Rugby Board (IRB) during the recent Asian 5 Nations tournament, officials confirmed a short wile ago. Saliya Kumara, Keith Gurusinghe and Eranga Swarnathilake were the players who had tested positive.

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  • ud Friday, 03 June 2011 04:32 PM

    Give them a good punishment...we love this sport a lot...

    sliva Friday, 03 June 2011 09:48 AM

    Nex Who?

    sanjeeva lokuge Friday, 03 June 2011 09:47 AM

    what the hell is happening ? now it's rugby ... isn;t there a guideline for all players about medicine/prescriptions ?

    i am sure the SLRFU will wash their hands off and pass the buck to the clubs or the individuals.

    Cynic Friday, 03 June 2011 10:07 AM

    Did the miracle doctor treat them?

    Darren Friday, 03 June 2011 10:18 AM

    Ban them.send them home.Disgrace!

    samosa Friday, 03 June 2011 10:33 AM

    Wow our guys are so keen to win every match by hook or by crook. what a shame!

    BB Friday, 03 June 2011 10:37 AM

    even with dopes on our team we couldnt play any better..

    THY Friday, 03 June 2011 10:42 AM

    Please inforce a life ban on the players, so that at least the game we love so much will be safe for our future players from caruption.

    Sulanga Saturday, 04 June 2011 12:51 AM

    First it was cricket and now rugby. Where are we heading....

    nada Friday, 03 June 2011 11:16 AM

    Lol not even won them. they used it to keep alive in field.

    Sammy Saturday, 04 June 2011 02:28 AM

    Now its rugby's turn.

    victoria Friday, 03 June 2011 11:52 AM

    Like the presnt government !!

    kings Saturday, 04 June 2011 05:01 AM

    imm sure they did not do purpsly ..evry 1 in the team has taken it but they have tested only three

    Malik Friday, 03 June 2011 02:12 PM

    Disgraceful, problem is that there are loads more, the SLRFU now has to do their part to clean up the local scene, they are cheats nothing less.

    nalaka Friday, 03 June 2011 02:14 PM

    search in fb by there names for pics

    Dope SPC Friday, 03 June 2011 09:22 AM

    This explains Keith Gurusinghe's performance last year in the schools rugby league... Strip SPC of all last year titles...

    Mohan Friday, 03 June 2011 09:27 AM

    sad situation. this cancer has spread pratically to all sports.

    bada-uda-gemmba Saturday, 04 June 2011 08:07 AM

    Started with Athletics then Cricket and now Rugby!!
    What next -- Elle, Chukgudu!,Netball!!!!
    Sports has become as 'DIRTY' as our Politicians???

    scrap_metal Friday, 03 June 2011 09:25 AM

    Shame !!! Shame !!! Shame !!!

    Dheen Friday, 03 June 2011 09:27 AM

    Hey everyone look, we are setting a world record for anti-doping tests. Subha Anagathayak

    Bumba Friday, 03 June 2011 09:28 AM


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