The resolution also stated that a Special Disciplinary Panel should be appointed to hear the cases. and that the Special Disciplinary Panel should comprise:
a) a senior independent legal practitioner who will act as Chairman
b) an experienced medical practitioner with knowledge of doping in sport
c) a Member of the Board or General Committee with relevant knowledge and experience
Patrick Harrington QC has been approached to act as Chairman of the Special Disciplinary Panel and it is the hope of the WRU that the hearings will take place in the latter half of July, 2003.
Issued by Welsh Rugby Union
10 June, 2003