The AFL’s anti-doping tribunal will release its verdict on the case involving Essendon, the AFL and the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority on Tuesday. The hearings began in December last year and concluded on February 17. Here is what is likely to happen on Tuesday, and the potential repercussions in what is already an ongoing saga set to cloud a third straight AFL season.

What will happen on Tuesday?

The 34 players could be found guilty of being administered the banned peptide thymosin beta-4, the players could be found not guilty, some players could be found guilty and others not guilty. The tribunal may also rule on the architect of the 2011-2012 supplements program, Stephen Dank.