Full-back Zak Hardaker has been sacked by Castleford following a failed medicine take a look at final yr.
The 26-year-old had been suspended since October after testing optimistic for cocaine in direction of the tip of the 2017 Tremendous League season and is awaiting the end result of his UK Anti-Doping case.
Hardaker gained the Man of Metal award in 2015 and has been capped 5 occasions by England.
Zak Hardaker has been sacked by Castleford following a failed medicine take a look at final yr
The membership mentioned: ‘Castleford Tigers can affirm that Zak Hardaker has been dismissed from his contract with the membership.
‘Hardaker, was suspended by the membership after a failing a medicine take a look at within the weeks main as much as the 2017 Tremendous League Grand Closing, and at present awaits the end result of his case from UK Anti-Doping organisation.
‘Castleford Tigers will touch upon this matter additional when UKAD conclude their case.’
The 26-year-old had been suspended since October after testing optimistic for cocaine
Hardaker gained the Man of Metal award in 2015 and has been capped 5 occasions by England
In addition to lacking the Grand Closing, the participant was later ignored of Wayne Bennett’s England squad for the World Cup.
The game has been dealing with questions over whether or not use of the drug is rife amongst its gamers after Hardaker grew to become the third to check optimistic for cocaine since July 2017.
Rangi Chase of Widnes and Adam Walker of Wakefield each examined optimistic after a match between the edges on July 14.