Quartet face drug charges

RUGBY UNION: England flanker Michael Lipman and three fellow ex-Bath players have been summoned by the Rugby Football Union to answer drugs-related charges.<br /><br />Lipman, Alex Crockett, Andrew Higgins and Justin Harrison &ndash; who deny the allegations &ndash; terminated their contracts with Bath after the club accused them of failing to take drug tests.<br /><br />An RFU statement said the quartet were charged with &ldquo;conduct prejudicial to the interests of the game&hellip; including taking prohibited substances and wilful refusal to take a drugs test.&rdquo;