Please find attached the 2016 WADA Prohibited List of substances and methods prohibited in sport and applicable to Rugby effective from January 1, 2016.

Also attached are the following supporting documents:

  • 2016 Explanatory Notes (outlines the modifications from the 2015 Prohibited List to the 2016 Prohibited List)
  • 2016 Monitoring Programme (Outlines the substances placed on WADA’smonitoring programme)

The 2016 Prohibited List and the supporting documents are also available for download and reference on the World Rugby anti-doping website under the Resources tab

If you have any queries regarding the WADA 2016 Prohibited List, please contact the World Rugby Anti-Doping Manager – Compliance & Results, David Ho, at or +353 1 2409 209.