MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 08: Tom Bellchambers of the Bombers gets tackled during an Essendon Bombers AFL pre-season training session at True Value Solar Centre on January 8, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

The Herald Sun has reported that lawyers for Stewart Crameri and Brent Prismall are exploring options for an appeal after being found guilty of taking banned substance Thymosin Beta-4 and being suspended for 12-months.

Lawyers for the pair, who are now both at the Western Bulldogs, are exploring options for an appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal or the Victorian or NSW Supreme Court.

The appeal could be launched within a matter of days.

“The Western Bulldogs have received a copy of the Arbitral Award delivered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport this morning,” the Bulldogs said in a statement on the club website.

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“The Club is intently studying the reasons for judgement insofar as they apply to Stewart Crameri and Brent Prismall.”