Gallagher Premiership clubs lower salary cap

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The Gallagher Premiership clubs – plus Newcastle – have voted to lower the salary cap according to the latest reports in the Daily Mail.  £6m salary cap agreed The current cap is £7m, plus injury depensation and two marquee players. It’s reported that in a video conference on Tuesday the club owners agreed that the […] READ MORE


Premiership Clubs agree to make radical Salary Cap changes

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Premiership clubs have voted to overhaul the salary cap in line with the changes that the Lord Myners report outlined. Premiership clubs have unanimously supported the 52 recommendations from the report. In a previous piece, David Challis analysed the report to see what these changes could mean for the salary cap. The report was commissioned by […] READ MORE


Premiership marquee players: Why they must go

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Following Lord Myners’ report into the Premiership salary cap, one of his recommendations was to look into getting rid of marquee players. Each Premiership team currently have two marquee player slots whose salary’s are exempt from the overall cap. Over the years the purpose of these players has somewhat shifted. They began as a way […] READ MORE


Lord Myners Salary Cap Report Recommendations Analysed

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Last week Lord Myners produced his 50-page Salary Cap Report following the Saracens scandal earlier in the season. It is an incredibly detailed piece of work which most fans and do not have the time or inclination to digest. Breaking: The Myner's Review of the Premiership Rugby salary cap has been published today https://t.co/D8GKEuqTDH — […] READ MORE


Bath, Bristol Bears and Exeter Chiefs veto salary cap cuts

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Premiership Rugby sides were unable to reach a unanimous decision on cutting the salary cap ahead of next season. Bath Rugby, Bristol Bears and Exeter Chiefs were the only three clubs to go against the wage cuts. Cuts to the cap had been proposed to due the financial implications that COVID-19 is having upon Premiership […] READ MORE


Salary Cap breach a Game Changer for 2019/20 Premiership

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A 35 point competition deduction and £5.3m fine is a ‘game-changer’ for the 2019/20 Premiership season. Primarily for the salary cap offenders Saracens, but as much for that one side’s competitors and for fans of the sport. Premier Rugby Ltd (PRL) brought the full force of possible sanctions down on current Gallagher Premiership and European […] READ MORE