Athletes currently serving bans due to anti-doping offences

Below is a list of all New Zealand athletes currently serving bans due to cases taken by Drug Free Sport NZ.

Date of decision Name Sport Rule violation Substance Sanction Ban commenced Ban ends Decision
27 Sept 2019 Lee Marshall Canoe Sprint Presence of a prohibited substance Andosterone, testosterone and 5βAdiol 2 years 16 February 2019 15 February 2021 Sports Tribunal of NZ
17 July 2019 Paul Clout Football Presence of a prohibited substance Probenecid 2 years 2 December 2018 2 December 2020 Sports Tribunal of NZ
12 July 2019 Hinewai Pouwhare-Anderson Powerlifting Presence of a prohibited substance Clenbuterol 4 years 13 April 2019

13 April 2023

Sports Tribunal of NZ
30 March 2019Mathew JeffreysRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol2 years21 February 201820 February 2020NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
21 March 2019Tautini HopaRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceTestosterone enanthate4 years26 April 201825 April 2022NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
25 February 2019Curtis RountreeRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol4 years21 August 201820 August 2022NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
12 February 2019Blake RoffRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol2 years29 May 201828 May 2020NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
19 December 2018Blake EnsorRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceDianabol (metandienone) and clenbuterol2 years9 December 20178 December 2019NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
19 December 2018Heywood KukaRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceTrenbolone enanthate3 years1 December 201730 November 2020NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
26 November 2018Henry BoyhanRugby UnionPossession of a prohibited substance, trafficking or attempted trafficking of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol, dianabol (metandienone)4 years21 September 201720 September 2021NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
26 November 2018Shane LaurenceRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol, Testosterone enanthate, and nolvadex (tamoxifen)2 years and 6 months26 April 201825 October 2020NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
22 November 2018Sam BartonRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol4 years9 June 20188 June 2022NZ Rugby Union Judicial Committee
27 August 2018Nicholas ByrneCyclingPresence of a prohibitive substanceAndrosterone, etiocholanone & testosterone4 years20 April 201819 April 2022

Sports Tribunal of NZ

25 July 2018Brendon KeenanAthleticsPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceErythropoietin (EPO)4 years7 September 20176 September 2021Sports Tribunal of NZ
5 July 2018Dylan TurnerPowerliftingPresence of a prohibited substanceGW15164 years21 April 201820 April 2022Sports Tribunal of NZ
May 2018WithheldRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol4 years1 August 201731 July 2021NZ Rugby Judicial Committee
08-May-2018Karl MurrayCyclingPresence of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol8 years11-May-201710-May-2025Sports Tribunal of NZ
16-Mar-2018Nohorua ParataRugby LeagueComplicityN/A1 year30-Nov-201829-Nov-2019Sports Tribunal of NZ
Feb-2018Jacob NieldRugby UnionPossession of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol4 years5 Feb 20174-Feb-2021NZ Rugby Judicial Committee
21-Dec-2017Glen RobertsonRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol4 years3-Feb-20172-Feb-2021NZ Rugby Judicial Committee
21-Dec-2017Zoey BerryRugby UnionPossession and use or attempted use of a prohibited substanceClenbuterol4 years31-July-201730-July-2021NZ Rugby Judicial Committee
15-Dec-2017Karl MurrayCyclingParticipating in the sport of cycling when subject to a period of ineligibility Restart of 2 year ban15-Dec-201714-Dec-2019Court of Arbitration for Sport
15-Dec-2017Gareth DawsonBasketballPresence of a prohibited substance (2nd offence)Higenamine4 years31-July-201730-July-2021Sports Tribunal of NZ
4-May-2016Andrew BurneRugbyUse, possession and trafficking prohibited substanceDianabol6 years23-Dec-201523-Dec-2021NZ Rugby Judiciary
24-Jun-2015Andrew CiancioWeightliftingSix violations 8 years4-Jun-20144-Jun-2022Sports Tribunal of NZ

28-Nov-2014

Daniel MilneWeightliftingAttempted trafficking in, and possession of, prohibited substancesSteroids6 years

1-Jan-2014

1-Jan-2020Sports Tribunal of NZ
31-Jan-2012Rodney NewmanPowerliftingFive violations Lifetime ban31-Jan-2012Lifetime banSports Tribunal of NZ