'Bloodgate' physio resigns from RFU

Former Harlequins physiotherapist Steph Brennan has resigned from his role with the Rugby Football Union.

Former Harlequins physiotherapist Steph Brennan has resigned from his role with the Rugby Football Union.

Brennan, banned for two years by European Cup disciplinary chiefs following his role in the so-called ’Bloodgate’ scandal, tendered his resignation with immediate effect.

Brennan only started work with the RFU earlier this summer.

His Twickenham departure comes with rugby union still reeling from the fall-out of last season’s Heineken Cup quarter-final between Quins and Leinster, and the damaging fake blood scandal that saw Brennan, ex-Quins rugby director Dean Richards and player Tom Williams all banned.

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