Springbook wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has been handed a four year suspension for a doping offence by the South African Institute for Drug free Sports.
A few weeks before the Springbok departs for the World Cup the 25 year old had tested positive for a banned substance. His mandatory B sample came back positive for three banned substance.
In his defence Aphiwe said he unknowingly consumed the banned substance when he drank from a friend’s bottle during a gym session.
Dyantyi ban will run until August 2023.