It’s not been a good week for the Titans…
The Gold Coast Titans reportedly covered up five positive drug tests following the club’s Mad Monday celebrations back in 2007.
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According to The Daily Telegraph, five former Titans players tested positive to in-house drug tests after the club’s inaugural post-season celebrations.
It is believed none of the players who tested positive are currently at the club and have not been implicated in the current cocaine scandal engulfing Queensland sport.
The players were reportedly handed written warnings and fined five per cent of their contracts, but their identities were not revealed publicly.
It comes just a week after five current Titans players – Greg Bird, Dave Taylor, Beau Falloon, Jamie Dowling and Kalifa Fafai-Loa – were issued with notices to appear in court after they were allegedly involved in cocaine trafficking in south-east Queensland.
All five players, as well as former player Joe Vickery, will face court next week.
Queensland Reds star Karmichael Hunt was also charged as part of the Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission’s investigations.