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SBD Global/February 24, 2014/Leagues and Governing Bodies
National Rugby League To Review Salary Cap Arrangements Due To Increased Profits
Published February 24, 2014
NEED FOR SPEED: In Sydney, Adrian Proszenko reported the Auckland Nines "could feature an altogether different dash for cash next year if its promoter goes ahead with a 100-metre race to determine the NRL's fastest man." Duco Events, the promoter of the inaugural tournament, "believes a proposal being finalised by renowned sprint coach Roger Fabri could 'capture the public's interest''' (SMH, 2/23).
CRONULLA INVESTIGATION: The AAP wrote the NRL "has launched an investigation into banned Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan's appearance at Remondis Stadium at Saturday's trial between the Sharks and Wests Tigers." Flanagan's appearance at the game "is in blatant violation of his 12-month suspension handed down in December in regard to governance issues at the club" in '11 (AAP, 2/23).