BREAKING NEWS
PM says email suggests Collins worked to undermine SFO boss ... Read more
Close

No proof found vial is linked to Titans - CEO

Last updated 15:02 08/02/2013

Relevant offers

League

Experienced halfback enjoying youth around him Broncos edge Dragons despite referee blunder Des Hasler: Referee decisions 'dumb, dumb, dumb' Titans Kiwi front-rower growing as a professional NRL coaches say three referees is too much Frustrated Warriors coach calls for more effort Benji Marshall revels in Gareth Widdop partnership South Sydney victory could come at high price Kiwi Raider just happy to be making NRL debut Titans coach warns side to front up to Warriors

Gold Coast Titans chief executive David May says there's nothing to suggest a vial of liquid found hidden in a changing room at the team's home ground is linked to the NRL club.

May said he understood a single suspicious vial was found concealed in plumbing in the room at Skilled Stadium and it had been handed to Australian Sports Anti Doping Authority (ASADA).

The vial, reportedly containing urine, was found by police during a training exercise.

May says 45 teams have used the changing rooms at Skilled Park since the Titans were last there, including the 44 teams at the World Rugby Sevens series tournament.

May said he was not concerned that the issue could tarnish the team's reputation, but he was concerned about how it would be reported in the media.

"I know a lot of people will assume ... just because it is our home ground, will assume a linkage to us," he said.

"But ultimately I think this is an issue for broader sport."

The Australian Crime Commission on Thursday released a report that said there was evidence of widespread use of illicit substances in Australian professional sport.

Ad Feedback

- AAP

Special offers
Opinion poll

How do you think Sam Burgess will go in union?

He'll be a superstar. He's a real talent.

It will take him a while to find his feet.

I give him two years before he's back playing league.

Who cares? He's crossed over to the dark side.

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content