Posted by RLPA
Statement – Brent Naden
The Rugby League Players’ Association (RLPA) is aware of the provisional suspension notice for Penrith Panthers player Brent Naden under the NRL’s Anti-Doping Policy.
The provisional suspension is in relation to a positive A-sample to a prohibited substance in a test conducted by Sports Integrity Australia on October 25.
The RLPA will work with Brent, his management and the Penrith Panthers to provide assistance and support.
The RLPA would also like to acknowledge the work of the Penrith Panthers and commend their approach in providing Brent with ongoing support during this time.
This is a private and confidential process and the RLPA will not provide further comment at this time.