The Sharks have released a statement saying five of its currently contracted players have been issued show cause notices by ASADA.
The Cronulla Sharks have released a statement on Wednesday afternoon stating that five of its current players have been issued show cause notices from ASADA in regards to the club’s 2011 supplements program.
“The Sharks have been advised that five players currently contracted to the club have received ‘show cause’ notices from ASADA,” the statement read.
“Players have been offered a proposal regarding a possible suspension, which they need to consider before the weekend, with the players to consult with their legal representatives over the next two days in relation to their individual circumstances.
“The Sharks will continue to act in the best interests of the players and are providing on-going support, both to those issued with the notices as well as others in the club, while solicitors acting for the players will continue to manage the process on their behalf.”
The statement concluded with the Sharks saying they will make no further comment relating to ASADA’s investigation.
“At this point in time the Cronulla Sharks Football Club will be making no further comment on any matter relating to the ASADA investigation or today’s developments.”