Salary Cap

League

Chris Lawrence joins growing list of injured Wests Tigers backs

Michael Carayannis Wests Tigers are running out of outside backs, with five top players unavailable for the squad to play St George Illawarra on Sunday. 

League

Brisbane Broncos split on Wayne Bennett as salary-cap saga continues

Quitting the Knights ... Wayne Bennett's club for 2015 is shrouded in mystery.

Phil Lutton Brisbane Broncos powerbrokers remain in a delicate holding pattern as the club decides on whether to make a play for supercoach Wayne Bennett, amid fresh revelations surrounding its salary-cap saga...

League

Parramatta Eels' salary cap doesn't fit, shelling out more than $750,000 for departed players

Costly move: Canterbury recruit Jacob Loko is still being paid by Parramatta.

Chris Barrett Parramatta are shelling out more than $750,000 this season to players that are no longer at the club, contributing to a salary cap nightmare they admit leaves their hands tied attracting big-name...

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League

Raiders star Jarrod Croker backs call for second-tier salary cap changes

Raiders centre Jarrod Croker is disappointed he won't get a chance to play alongside Jeremy Hawkins this weekend.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders centre Jarrod Croker says it is "devastating" Jeremy Hawkins won't make his NRL debut.

League

NRL's ludicrous and unfair second-tier salary cap holding back young players

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Phil Gould The Canberra Raiders travel to Queensland today to play the Gold Coast Titans, having lost seven of their past eight matches.

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League

Raiders unlikely to lobby NRL for salary cap relief

Brenko Lee

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are unlikely to lobby the NRL again to be granted a salary cap exemption despite their outside back crisis worsening with a hamstring injury to Brenko Lee. 

Saturday Serve

NRL's second-tier salary cap should be abolished after Raiders winger Jeremy Hawkins denied debut

Raiders winger Jeremy Hawkins was denied  from making his NRL debut this weekend.

Lee Gaskin Was the NRL fair in denying the Raiders an exemption to the second-tier salary cap which would have allowed Jeremy Hawkins to make his NRL debut? 

League

Wests Tigers seek salary cap relief to cover loss of Liam Fulton

Knockout blow: Liam  Fulton has been forced from the field with concussion four times in six matches this season.

Brad Walter Wests Tigers may be granted salary cap relief to sign another player as backrower Liam Fulton considers whether to hang up the boots due to a series of concussions suffered this year.

Rugby League

Brian Waldron apologises for Melbourne Storm salary cap scandal

Brian Waldron.

Daniel Cherny Former Melbourne Storm CEO Brian Waldron has unreservedly apologised for the role he played in the infamous salary cap scandal that led to the NRL club being stripped of its 2007 and 2009...

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League

NRL set to announce changes to salary cap

NRL chief operating officer Jim Doyle.

Chris Barrett The NRL is set to finally unveil wide-ranging changes to the salary cap this week, chief operating officer Jim Doyle said on Monday.

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League

NRL investigates Brisbane Broncos for alleged salary cap breach

Broncos

Brad Walter and Phil Lutton Third-party deals with Brisbane players worth up to $500,000 are being investigated by the NRL after the Broncos reported concerns of a possible salary cap breach.

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League

Brisbane Broncos to assist NRL with salary cap rort claims

Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas Brisbane Broncos boss Paul White says his club are being investigated for “unsubstantiated allegations” of salary cap rorting after revelations the NRL were investigating the club for...

League

Raiders fullback Milford confident of joining Broncos despite alleged salary cap breaches

Anthony Milford cops some heavy treatment against the  Roosters on Saturday.

Lee Gaskin Canberra fullback Anthony Milford has no fears about his future at salary cap-troubled Brisbane.

Brisbane Broncos buck salary cap cloud to ride roughshod over Manly

Brisbane 36 Manly 10 BRISBANE players say they are in the dark over the club's salary cap dramas and see no alternative to winning competition points that there must be some chance of them subsequently losing.

League

NRL: Radical salary cap proposal mooted to stop drain

Sonny Bill Williams

Brad Walter The NRL is considering assisting clubs to recruit players from outside the competition - even if they can't fit them in their salary cap.

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League

Cashed-up NRL to review salary cap arrangements

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Brad Walter The NRL increased its profit tenfold last season to $50 million. At Monday's annual general meeting, it will outline plans as to how the money will be used to enhance the game.

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League

How the rich clubs are sidestepping the salary cap

Sharks prop Andrew Fifita. His signing has raised objections about the fairness of the salary cap.

Roy Masters Coaches fear the much touted "level" NRL playing field is tilting towards a handful of rich clubs, via a proliferation in Third Party Agreements (TPAs) which allow uncapped payments to players...

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League

Bulldogs spending spree all within the salary cap, say boss

Close to re-signing: Bulldog Michael Ennis.

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury CEO Raelene Castle claims the club can re-sign stars Josh Morris and Michael Ennis and still remain under the salary cap without shedding any players.

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Outdated salary cap rules expected to be ditched within weeks

Jim Doyle

Glenn Jackson Proposed changes to the NRL salary cap in time for next season, possibly including the introduction of a transfer window, are set to be finalised in a matter of weeks.

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Discord

Salary cap is a saviour for weaker clubs

Steve Mascord

Steve Mascord Rather than blaming the salary cap for the inequalities of this year's NRL, maybe we should look at the sudden rise in the cap and the lack of foresight regarding the impact of that rise.

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