Western Province Rugby have released a statement confirming that lock Gerbrandt Grobler had tested positive for a banned substance during the 2014 Absa Currie Cup tournament.

The 23-year old Grobler signed an admission of guilt after choosing not to contest the case against him and, thus accept, the sanctions and punishment (a two-year ban) handed down to him for testing positive for the steroid, Drostanolone.

Here is the full statement.