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Story: NRL to scrap Dave Smith's fabled war chest before it ever got used

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by EaglesDontTweet, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. EaglesDontTweet

    EaglesDontTweet Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Some common sense from the NRL. One less absolute and discretionary power in the hands of one.......

    Story: SMH
    Journalist: Adrian Proszenko

    The NRL's fabled war chest, the stash of cash set aside to recruit and retain the best athletes in the world, has been scrapped before it could ever be used.

    From the moment former NRL chief executive Dave Smith trumpeted the establishment of a fighting fund to pursue players from rival codes in May 2014, speculation has been rife about who would qualify for the honour.

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  2. mjb136

    mjb136 MWSE fanatic Premium Member

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    Good. Ridiculous idea to begin with.
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