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Batley man's ban; IN BRIEF.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Batley hooker George Flanagan has been handed a two-year ban by an anti-doping panel after he tested positive for a banned substance.

The 22-year-old former Bradford player provided a sample containing Benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, after a Championship match against Featherstone in March.

His ban is back-dated to April 6, since when he has also been suspended by his club.

Last month Flanagan appeared in court at Bradford, alongside eight other men, in connection with an alleged conspiracy to supply class A drugs..
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 12, 2009
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