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NRL Clubs Agree To Offer A$9.4M Salary Cap To Rugby League Players Association

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 18 / 17

National Rugby League clubs "filtered out of Rugby League Central" on Thursday and "immediately turned up the pressure on the players' union" after agreeing to a salary cap of A$9.4M ($7.4M) for next season -- a figure they claimed was a "massive win for the game's stars," according to Brent Read of...

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