Anti Doping Rules
Sport Ireland Anti Doping is the national anti-doping organisation of the State. It’s functions include the implementation of guidelines, codes of practice, standards of good conduct, fair play and the elimination of doping in sport. As well as planning, implementing and evaluating education and information programmes. Further information can be found here on the Sport Ireland website.
The following document should be used as a vital reference by any archer who uses, or plans to use, prescription (or other) medication to ensure that there is no infringement of the anti-doping rules. Archery Ireland Anti-Doping policy
The above document outlines the effects of alcohol on performance and includes valuable information on the responsibilities of the archer to check the content of prescription medication against the list of prohibited performance enhancing drugs.