Official statement: NRL suspends Reni Maitua

The National Rugby League, after consultation with the Cronulla Sharks, has imposed a provisional suspension effective immediately upon Cronulla’s Reni Maitua over a positive drug test result to Clenbuterol.<br><br>The NRL is not in a position to give any further detail in relation to the test, which is still at the ‘A’ Sample stage.<br><br>Under both the World Anti-Doping Authority Code and the NRL Anti Doping Policy, a player is subject to a provisional suspension upon notification of the ‘A’ Sample.<br><br>The player has the right to waive the ‘B’ sample and move to an expedited hearing or wait until the ‘B’ Sample is confirmed, at which point the NRL will again offer the opportunity to expedite the process.