Ralepelle will own his doping rap, but he was chewed up and spat ...

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Ralepelle will own his doping rap, but he was chewed up and spat out

It shouldn’t be forgotten he endured a long history of disrespect from SA Rugby, the Bulls and the Sharks

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When you’re caught for doping once, it could be a mistake. 

Anything more, you’re dipping your bread in paraffin and inviting trouble.

That’s the best way Mahlatse “Chilliboy” Ralepelle’s ignominious end to a rugby career that promised so much, yet ended up being a paper fire, can be explained. The fact that he never realised his immense potential as a hooker can’t be solely blamed on him, even though he’ll leave the game with the soiled reputation of a serial doper...

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