Dominic Peters

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Dominic Peters
Full name Dominic Peters
Date of birth (1978-12-11) 11 December 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth Acton, London, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 15 st 9 lb (99 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Second-row
Current team unknown
Youth Career
  London Broncos Academy
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–2003
2003
2004
London Broncos
London Skolars
London Wasps
71 (48)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
  Lancashire
Barbados RU
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Dominic Peters, born 11 December 1978 in Acton, is an English rugby league player.

Peters played for the London Broncos in the European Super League. He has also played for London Skolars. Dom Peters has also played for London Wasps.[1]

Dominic Peters' position of choice was as a Wing. He could also operate in the Second-row.

Early career[edit]

Dom Peters was introduced to Rugby Union at Gunnersbury Catholic School, Brentford, Middlesex. It was here that he was recognised as a strong and powerful winger, scoring many tries over a few seasons with the 1st team, helping them on their way to win the Middlesex County Cup for three years in a row from 1995-97.

Dom Peters was seen as a shining example for all inner-city children wanting to get into professional sport after coming through the Broncos youth system.[2] He was seen as a highly promising winger when injury-free.[3]

Drug Controversy[edit]

London Broncos terminated the contract of Dominic Peters after he was handed a 12-month ban by the RFL for taking the banned drug stanozolol.[4][5][6] Peters had the remaining 12 months of his contract torn up after he was banned for steroid abuse.[7]

Representative Football[edit]

Peters was a Lancashire Origin player, despite being London born and bred.[8][9]

Dom Peters is a Rugby Union international with Barbados.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "London Wasps squad for tonight's game". London Wasps. 2004-09-19. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  2. ^ "In a league of his own". BBC. ????-??-??. Retrieved 2007-10-19.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ Hadfield, Dave (2003-06-15). "Griffin helps push back boundaries". London: Independent. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Broncos sack Peters". BBC. 2003-05-23. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  5. ^ "Trio fail drugs tests". BBC. 2003-05-27. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  6. ^ "Peters forced out after drug ban". Ealing News. 2003-06-05. Archived from the original on 2002-08-24. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  7. ^ "Peters 'devastated' by ban". BBC. 2003-05-30. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  8. ^ Hadfield, Dave (2001-05-22). "Peters enticed by red rose call". London: Independent. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  9. ^ "Lancashire bloom after long wait". London: Telegraph. 2001-06-05. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  10. ^ Hadfield, Dave (2005-10-05). "Bajans on the march". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 

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