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.

On January 1st 2019, a revision version of the 2015 Irish Anti-Doping Rules came into effect. This 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. Anti doping rules 2015 version 2

Guidelines on the use of Alcohol and Prescription Medications

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.