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Two-year suspension: Rioli’s backdated ban revealed – AFL

West Coast’s Willie Rioli can play again in August after the AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal handed down its ban

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WEST Coast premiership forward Willie Rioli has received a backdated two-year ban for tampering with a urine sample and will be able to play in 2021, ending 18 months of uncertainty for the talented Eagle.
Rioli will be able to return to training from June 20, 2021 and is then eligible for selection from August 20, 2021 after his ban was reduced from a maximum four years because of the ‘prompt admission defence’.
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The 25-year-old has been banned since the…

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