We better get used to Brisbane winning the comp for the foreseeable future; they have so many advantages, which have been highlighted by the Inglis transfer fiasco. Media reports vary as to how much he is being paid, but Cullen says Brisbane have 20 or more non-sponsorship deals, ranging from $1,000 to at least two that are over $25,000, which are not part of the cap. This gives them a conservative $250,000 to offer players. How many does Manly have? One, two, possibly three? BrisbaneÃ¢Â€Â™s revenue is more than $25-Million a year. Most Sydney clubs are operating on around $12-Million, I understand. It seems Brisbane is also fudging their player payments. The Australian newspaper reports that Brisbane pays Lockyer just $250,000 and Thaiday just $280,000 a year, yet they can afford to poach Hannant for $350,000. P-l-e-a-s-e. How can Hannant be earning 30-40% more than BrisbaneÃ¢Â€Â™s two best players, Lockyer and Thaiday? The NRL must try to even the playing field by having three teams in Brisbane. HereÃ¢Â€Â™s how I see it working. Teams: 20, play each other once (no byes). Rest weekends for State-of-Origins and Tests. This may shorten the season by one or two weeks, which would be a good thing. New teams (4): Two more in Brisbane, The Central Coast Bears and Wellington NZ. Your thoughts?