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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by The Who, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. The Who

    The Who Well-Known Member

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    . . . who pays the Manly players in the WCC? Does the NRL pay, or is it in Manly's salary cap? Likewise, those players in the All Stars match?
    If it is the latter, then is it a one-off match payment, or just part of their season wage?
    The wider question is: do players receive match payments as well as a base salary? If so, then trying to keep under the salary cap must affect successful clubs who win more matches and play in the final series than the strugglers.
    When a team wins a GF, as is a regular occurrence for Manly, then are the players given a bonus? If so, then this would also affect the salary cap.
    Players in successful teams would play more matches, so on a per game basis they are probably financially disadvantaged over those players in teams that never make the finals.
    It must be a nightmare trying to keep under the salary cap for successful clubs.
     
  2. Clay

    Clay Well-Known Member

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    I believe the NRL pays the player a match payment per representative game played (SOO, TEST, 4 nations) that is exempt from the club salary cap.

    Not sure if true but this has been what I have been told before.
     
  3. TokyoEagle

    TokyoEagle Well-Known Member

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    As far as i know players are paid a salary by their respective clubs, any rep football is paid per game by the association that they represent (contract money from the TV stations would more than cover this). I assume that the WCC would be similar to a rep game and exempt from the salary cap.
     
  4. Earnie the Eagle

    Earnie the Eagle Well-Known Member

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    With the current WCC as far as I know the Poms pay for everything and thats the reason why it is played in mother England and not here.
     
  5. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    I'll pay that. That is my understanding too.
     
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  6. ERNIE FOR NO7

    ERNIE FOR NO7 Active Member

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    1.Firstly all costs and payments to players for the WCC are made by the ESL and player payments for this game is excluded from the NRL salary cap.

    2. All players receive nrl match payments - the norm is $2000 per match.

    3.For purposes of the salary cap, clubs are not penalised for exceeding the cap by winning more than 12 games (50% of games) x 17 players x $2000. Some lesser paid players may have contracts that see them get higher match fees. If clubs do this they have to meet the costs within the cap.

    4. Generally there would be no bonus paid for a Grand Final win.


    5. The All Star match fees are paid by the NRL.

    What makes balancing the cap tricky is bonus incentives. eg a player may have in his contract that he gets a $50k bonus if he is selected in Origin or he plays a certain number of NRL matches.
     
  7. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Ernie. I guess clubs would have to keep a couple 100k in a jar under the CEO's bed in case a rookie goes off, like DCE this year.
     
  8. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Tis ok folks, looks like mozgrame's going to pay. ;)
     
  9. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Do the players accept big screen t.v's, boats, B.B.Q's etc as part payment???
     
  10. km@ntis

    km@ntis Member

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    NO! They aren't from Melbourne -lol.
     
  11. mozgrame

    mozgrame Well-Known Member

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    Well, you know what? If the friggin' players love the game half as much as they all claim, and have the PRIDE in the jersey that they all say they feel, they should be happy enough with airfare, accomadation and food. No match payment required. Soft pricks.:mad:
     
  12. Av8r

    Av8r Active Member Premium Member

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    A lot of people make a **** load of money out of those players participating in rep matches so I think it's justified that the players get a slice of the pie
     
  13. eagles2win

    eagles2win Well-Known Member

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    Players that play for the minnow countries ie Lee Briers, Feleti Mateo often don't get paid to rep their country.
    In Lee's case he actually paid match payments for his welsh teammates
     

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