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National Rugby League Side Gold Coast Titans Fined $263,000 For Salary Cap Breach

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 24 / 14

National Rugby League side Gold Coast has been fined A$300,000 ($263,000) "and hit with a suspended penalty of four competition points over a salary cap breach in regard to former playmaker Scott Prince," according to the AAP. Prince left the Titans at the end of '12 and the penalty "was issued aft...

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