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According to French newspaper L’Equipe, Carter’s positive [drug] test came after the Top 14 final between Racing 92 and Toulon in June.

Initial test results show traces of corticosteroids in … three players’ urine samples.

What is worse? ?A current All Black having it off in the loo on his own time, or a recent ex-All Black testing positive for steroids?

Which will damage the All Black brand more? ?

Simon Porter, Carter and Rokocoko’s manager from Essentially Group, told NZME that both players had filed the correct exemption to use the banned substance.

“We have been aware of the issue for a few weeks. Our understanding and assurances we’ve had are all the documents around TUEs were in place, Porter told NZME.

He explained that Carter received an injection, likely to be cortisone, for a calf injury he’d previously sustained.

Rokocoko, on the other hand, was treating a knee injury.