Geoff Toovey slams claims by supplements salesman Darren Hibbert who says he doped Manly players in

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by lsz, Apr 28, 2016.



By lsz on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:52 PM
  1. lsz

    By:lszApr 28, 2016
    Well-Known Member
    Staff Member 2019 Tipping Competitor

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2004
    Messages:
    8,073
    Likes Received:
    2,170
    Likes Given:
    451
    Ratings:
    +6,329 /138
    Video found on the link below

    GEOFF Toovey has cast doubt over claims by discredited supplements salesman Darren Hibbert that Manly’s premiership-winning playing squad of 2011 was doped with a substance similar to EPO.

    In a bizarre turn of events, Hibbert has decided to provide a statement to Channel Nine and The Australian newspaper making the claims he went rogue and secretly doped the players without anyone knowing.

    Hibbert’s statement claims: “In 2011 I created a mix that was used by the Manly players. I added an ingredient called Inositol — known as ITPP. I started adding it after the State of Origin series. The effect was quite a simple one — it was similar to EPO — it made the players unstoppable.”


    Toovey, who was Manly’s assistant coach in 2011, responded to the allegations on NRL360 by saying: “The bloke is missing a few brain cells. He’s not all there. Our head trainers would not let him near anything the players were going to take. He was there in regards to ... he used to bring in a vitamin or a supplement that one of the players was allergic to, the general stuff. But that’s a minor thing, that has been cleared by the league. There’s no dramas there. He wouldn’t be allowed anywhere near anything that the players were drinking.”

    Fox Sports spoke to one of the Manly players who won a premiership with the club in 2011.

    The player laughed at the claims and said: “If he’s poisoned our drinks, he could go to jail.”

    In the year Hibbert claims he secretly doped the players, Manly compiled an 11-4 win-loss record through to the end of the 2011 State of Origin series.

    The Sea Eagles won seven of their last nine regular season games after the Origin break to finish second on the ladder behind eventual minor premiers Melbourne.

    Manly went on to defeat the Cowboys 42-8, the Broncos 26-14 and the Warriors 24-10 in the finals to claim the club’s eighth premiership.


    ITPP — myo-Inositol TrisPyroPhosphate — is an allosteric effector of haemoglobin that increases oxygen availability to tissues, leading directly to increased workout capacity, and carries significant abuse potential for athletes seeking an unfair advantage.

    The drug, banned in sport, has been trialled for use with sufferers of chronic heart illness, cancer patients and Alzheimer’s sufferers. It has been used for performance enhancement in the horse racing industry and can be bought online, for human use, as oral or injectable supplement.

    A significant study of ITPP was produced by Jean-Marie Lehn, a Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry at the University of Strasbourg in France. Lehn’s team injected it into mice with damaged hearts and the mice increased their workout capacity by 60 per cent.

    A report from Cycling’s Independent Reform Committee last year, that cast worrying doubt on the health of the sport, named ITPP on a lengthy list of products they felt were in current or recent use to enhance competitors’ blood oxygen capacity.

    Many popular bodybuilding forums also contain threads where posters discuss their use of ITPP and its benefits.

    The drug does not need to be taken daily to provide benefit and the University of Strasbourg study showed a single dose of ITPP can provide performance-enhancing benefits for almost a week.

    To keep up with cheating athletes, a fast and reliable method for screening and confirmation of ITPP in human urine was developed.

    http://www.foxsports.com.au/nrl/nrl...1/news-story/e65834516bf6619b34ac0346e1d884e8
     

Comments

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by lsz, Apr 28, 2016.

    1. lsz

      By:lszApr 28, 2016
      Well-Known Member
      Staff Member 2019 Tipping Competitor

      Joined:
      Oct 25, 2004
      Messages:
      8,073
      Likes Received:
      2,170
      Likes Given:
      451
      Ratings:
      +6,329 /138
      Just when i thought I could not love tooves more he goes and does stuff like this
       
      • Agree Agree x 4
      • Like Like x 1
      • Loobs

        By:LoobsApr 28, 2016
        Living in the demountable.

        Joined:
        Jul 26, 2014
        Messages:
        8,133
        Likes Received:
        2,583
        Likes Given:
        508
        Ratings:
        +11,454 /343
        Anyone who's seen the Gazelle around Narrabeen on his pushy knows PK's assessment is close to the mark.
         
      • mjb136

        By:mjb136Apr 28, 2016
        MWSE fanatic
        Premium Member

        Joined:
        Sep 19, 2011
        Messages:
        1,622
        Likes Received:
        768
        Likes Given:
        712
        Ratings:
        +1,870 /40
        Does he still have that horrible haircut?
         
      • The Wheel

        By:The WheelApr 28, 2016
        https://membership.seaeagles.com.au/
        2019 Tipping Competitor

        Joined:
        Jul 15, 2004
        Messages:
        13,291
        Likes Received:
        2,428
        Likes Given:
        881
        Ratings:
        +8,055 /179
        He still bleeds maroon and white
         
        • Agree Agree x 1
        • lsz

          By:lszApr 28, 2016
          Well-Known Member
          Staff Member 2019 Tipping Competitor

          Joined:
          Oct 25, 2004
          Messages:
          8,073
          Likes Received:
          2,170
          Likes Given:
          451
          Ratings:
          +6,329 /138
          For someone who has every reason to be bitter (and he well might be) you can not fault the way he carriers himself. It gets thrown around pretty easily but he is a true legend of the club
           
          • Agree Agree x 4
          • Winner Winner x 4
          • Like Like x 1
          • Ryan

            By:RyanApr 28, 2016
            Well-Known Member

            Joined:
            Jul 16, 2004
            Messages:
            18,752
            Likes Received:
            4,937
            Likes Given:
            764
            Ratings:
            +14,772 /800
            I was so wrong about Tooves, it isn't funny. It actually almost embarrasses me tbh.
             
            • Like Like x 3
            • Loobs

              By:LoobsApr 29, 2016
              Living in the demountable.

              Joined:
              Jul 26, 2014
              Messages:
              8,133
              Likes Received:
              2,583
              Likes Given:
              508
              Ratings:
              +11,454 /343
              Last time I saw him it was a different horrible one. Green undercut.
               
            • manlyfan76

              By:manlyfan76Apr 29, 2016
              Parra Trolls are the best.
              Premium Member

              Joined:
              Dec 11, 2010
              Messages:
              13,280
              Likes Received:
              3,754
              Likes Given:
              9,449
              Ratings:
              +13,020 /262
              Wow never thought you would say that Ryan, i thought it was personel withyou and 2V
               
            • sheridanstand78

              By:sheridanstand78Apr 29, 2016
              Well-Known Member

              Joined:
              Aug 28, 2011
              Messages:
              4,324
              Likes Received:
              2,149
              Likes Given:
              607
              Ratings:
              +6,892 /94
              How desperate is weed killer to peddle something like this. You have just confirmed what a A grade wa@#@r you truly are!
               
            • Killer03

              By:Killer03Apr 29, 2016
              Well-Known Member

              Joined:
              May 25, 2013
              Messages:
              2,809
              Likes Received:
              1,605
              Likes Given:
              533
              Ratings:
              +3,562 /33
              I don't get this guy at all, he's saying he drugged people? Surely this is a criminal offence. The whole thing just sounds like something you get from people who lock themselves in a room and mutter 'Darkseid is coming'.

              Toovey you have again proven what an absolute outright legend you are. And I must say I admire that Paul Kent also has written this imbecile off.
               
              • Agree Agree x 1
              • Ryan

                By:RyanApr 29, 2016
                Well-Known Member

                Joined:
                Jul 16, 2004
                Messages:
                18,752
                Likes Received:
                4,937
                Likes Given:
                764
                Ratings:
                +14,772 /800
                Meh, if I'm wrong, I'm wrong. The way he has carried himself through the backstabbing (from both the plying group in Foran and others, and the club) is amazing.

                We certainly don't look any better today than we ever did with Toovey, and we most certainly don't look today as brilliant as we did under Des.
                 
                • Agree Agree x 2
                • Like Like x 1
                • Ralphie

                  By:RalphieApr 29, 2016
                  Well-Known Member
                  Premium Member

                  Joined:
                  Aug 6, 2010
                  Messages:
                  4,566
                  Likes Received:
                  788
                  Likes Given:
                  939
                  Ratings:
                  +4,031 /340
                  Agree Ryan, it's abundantly clear that Barrett was a mistake. Unfortunately I suspect that Bozo doesn't readily admit to mistakes so we are stuck with him for another season or two.

                  I stand by my statement that the current roster would be close to top 4 with Hasler as coach, not that I'm advocating his return.
                   
                • Loobs

                  By:LoobsApr 29, 2016
                  Living in the demountable.

                  Joined:
                  Jul 26, 2014
                  Messages:
                  8,133
                  Likes Received:
                  2,583
                  Likes Given:
                  508
                  Ratings:
                  +11,454 /343
                  Ralphie we are close to top 4 now lol
                   
                • Loobs

                  By:LoobsApr 29, 2016
                  Living in the demountable.

                  Joined:
                  Jul 26, 2014
                  Messages:
                  8,133
                  Likes Received:
                  2,583
                  Likes Given:
                  508
                  Ratings:
                  +11,454 /343
                  I have to say, I was a little disappointed with how Tooves spoke of Jamie Lyon.
                   
                • CBreeagles

                  By:CBreeaglesApr 29, 2016
                  Well-Known Member

                  Joined:
                  Dec 16, 2015
                  Messages:
                  860
                  Likes Received:
                  216
                  Likes Given:
                  72
                  Ratings:
                  +1,544 /71
                  What did he say?
                   
                • HappilyManly

                  By:HappilyManlyApr 29, 2016
                  1972,1973,1976,1978,1987,1996,2008,2011,201x
                  Premium Member

                  Joined:
                  May 28, 2010
                  Messages:
                  25,348
                  Likes Received:
                  10,835
                  Likes Given:
                  7,056
                  Ratings:
                  +31,491 /586
                • Loobs

                  By:LoobsApr 29, 2016
                  Living in the demountable.

                  Joined:
                  Jul 26, 2014
                  Messages:
                  8,133
                  Likes Received:
                  2,583
                  Likes Given:
                  508
                  Ratings:
                  +11,454 /343
                  Probably me - I was expecting a big glowing bit but he was playing up more his bumpkin roots. It just seemed a bit dismissive in parts, like when he said he's a country boy even though he lived in town. I thought who cares.
                   
                • HappilyManly

                  By:HappilyManlyApr 29, 2016
                  1972,1973,1976,1978,1987,1996,2008,2011,201x
                  Premium Member

                  Joined:
                  May 28, 2010
                  Messages:
                  25,348
                  Likes Received:
                  10,835
                  Likes Given:
                  7,056
                  Ratings:
                  +31,491 /586
                  That was just 2v humour - his is as dry as Killers @:D

                  I actually thought it was witty, as I reckon that the center of Wee Waa is as country as the outskirts. Maybe Killer grew up in Wee Waa Heights :D
                   
                  • Funny Funny x 1
                  • Loobs

                    By:LoobsApr 29, 2016
                    Living in the demountable.

                    Joined:
                    Jul 26, 2014
                    Messages:
                    8,133
                    Likes Received:
                    2,583
                    Likes Given:
                    508
                    Ratings:
                    +11,454 /343
                    Yeah you're probably right. I thought PK and Ikin have him quite a good rap the night before though. PK especially.
                     
                    • Agree Agree x 1

                  Share This Page

                  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
                    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
                    Dismiss Notice
                  Top