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Parramatta Eels Fijian winger Semi Radradra.

Radradra's former partner applies for AVO

While the lure of French rugby is believed to be a factor in his absence, it's understood the breakdown in his personal relationship is also a factor in him going AWOL.

Semi 'wants to follow SBW to union'

Parramatta Eels Fijian winger Semi Radradra.

The former partner of Semi Radradra has revealed the superstar winger has spoken of his desire to emulate Sonny Bill Williams' switch to French rugby and predicted he "won't be coming back" to Parramatta.

Eels chief says rugby stint not option for Radradra

Parramatta Eels Fijian winger Semi Radradra.

Radradra remains on Fiji's main island visiting his family, having been granted leave during a bye round and there are concerns at Parramatta about whether he will be back after telling friends he did not intend to return.

Eels consider union stint for Radradra

Slipping away: Eels' dynamic winger Semi Radradra.

Parramatta officials would be prepared to consider allowing Test winger Semi Radradra to play rugby union in France until the start of next season if he commits to a long term deal with the embattled club.

NRL salary cap doesn't fit any more: Schubert

Cap overhaul required: Ian Schubert.

He has spent more time than any other man policing it and is now charged with fixing the mess Parramatta made by allegedly trying to circumvent it. But Ian Schubert believes the salary cap needs to make way for a "fantasy league" style points system to prevent clubs from cheating the system.

Eels director vows to clear name

The so-called "Gang of Five": Parramatta officials Daniel Anderson, Steve Sharp, Tom Issa, John Boulous and Peter Serrao.

The suspended board member is hopeful of clearing his name and says he was left in the dark about the club's third-party salary cap rorting.

Eels to be hit with $1.3 million hangover

The biggest beneficiary of the payments in future years was to be Kieran Foran.

Parramatta will have to carry more than $1.3 million of shonky promised payments in their salary cap over the next three years as the fallout from their systematic cheating threatens future premiership campaigns.