The Aussie Rules footballer Sam Hulme has been told by the Australian Football Players Association that he has to leave the country because of a lack of testosterone and testosterone-related issues.
Hulme, who plays for the Newcastle Knights, was previously ruled out of the A-League for the 2016-17 season after having a test on December 21, 2016.
The test came back negative, and a hearing on whether he was fit to compete was held on December 28.HULME’S TRIGGERHULMES TEST: What you need to know about Hulmes condition.
Sam Hulms father, Peter, told The Australian he had been told his son’s testosterone levels had been over the top, with Hulm’s blood showing elevated levels of testosterone compared to his body weight.
“He’s got a little bit of a testosterone problem,” Peter said.
“I was talking to my son’s doctor about it, and he said there were a lot of things going on in his body.”
It’s not like he’s having an adrenal gland or something.
“Peter said his son had told him that the test results were a “fairy tale”.”
He said he’s got this big secret, but it’s been a long time since I’ve heard about it,” Peter told The Advertiser.”
Sam’s got testosterone problems, but he’s not getting a diagnosis.
I’ve got to go and talk to him.
“The doctor told me he’s been taking a lot over the past year, and I can’t believe it.”
Peter Huls son Sam Huls, who played for the NSW Warriors, is banned from A-league for having testosterone levels over the legal limit.
Topics:australian-football-league,sport,sports-organisations,sports,austriaFirst posted December 30, 2019 13:33:34Contact Adam BroughtonMore stories from Western Australia