School boys as young as 17 years old participating in the recent Craven Week schools rugby tournament have tested positive for anabolic steroids.

This finding was revealed during doping control tests and the school boys could face bans of up to two years from sport.

Khalid Galant, CEO of the Institute for Drug-Free Sport, said, “The Craven Week school tournament is known to be the hunting ground for talent scouts looking to find best new players for their provinces.”