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  • NRL Salary Cap For 2018 To Dwarf New Super Cap

    ... NRL has written to their 16 member clubs to tell them to prepare to work their playing budgets for 2018 and beyond towards a figure of AUS$9.14m (£5.3m or €6.2m) despite the fact that collective bargaining with the Rugby League Players Association (RLPA) is still at an early stage. The RLPA’s president, Cameron Smith has indicated to local media they will be happy to reach AUS$9.5m. There are 238 NRL players out of contract at the end of this season with the salary cap currently standing a...

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  • NRL Players To Get 50% Pay Rise

    The NRL and RLPA (the players’ body) have announced a new deal this week through a collective bargaining agreement, which will deliver a 52% increase in player wages over the next five years (2018 to 2022) bringing the average wage of a top 30 NRL player to $330,000 per year (£191,000) while the minimum wage will be increased to $100,000 (£58,000) next year and $120,000 (£70,000) in 2022. The Aus$980 million (£568m) deal will deliver extra funding for the player retirement fund, for player...

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  • England To Play Kiwis In Denver

    ... available as there is also a lull in NRL fixtures due to State of Origin games in Australia. There was immediate resistance from the Rugby League Players Association about the suitability of the fixture and reluctance of NRL teams to support the game. "The RLPA has held further discussions recently with the New Zealand Rugby League, however we still require further information and clarity on a number of concerning areas regarding the test match in Denver," CEO Clint Newton was reported to have...

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