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Richest Deals in NRL history

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Rex, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    What seems wrong with this list of richest ever deals?

    1. DCE: (unspecified amount)
    2. Foran: $4.7m over 4 years
    3. Cam Smith: $4m over 4 years
    4. Thurston: $4m over 4 years
    5. Farah: $3.6m over 4 years
    6. RTS: $2.55m over 3 years
    7. Barba: $2.4m over 3 years
    8. Hopoate: $2.4m over 3 years

    Source: Tuesday's (post DCE announcement) video - Fox Sports interview with Beaver
     
  2. Dan

    Dan Kim Jong Dan Staff Member Administrator 2017 Tipping Competitor 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Foran is the most overpaid
     
  3. manlyfan76

    manlyfan76 Parra Trolls are the best. Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Hasler and Bennet would be on big coin.
     
  4. Moondog

    Moondog Amazing Blue Footed Boobie 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Rugby League is a contract sport.
     
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    • MadMarcus

      MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      It only includes 1 of Cam Smith's contracts.
       
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      • mave

        mave Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        Gee Barba and Hopoate are laughing all the way to the bank.

        Waaaaaaay overpaid.
         
      • Brookie Brawler

        Brookie Brawler Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        Cronk?
         
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        • fLIP

          fLIP UFO Hunter

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          I love journalism.

          Unspecified amount. Ah **** it that can go at the top.
           
        • Mals

          Mals Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          What is the length of DCE's contract? I have heard 6 years, 8 years & unlimited/as long as he wants to play in the NRL?!?!
           
        • dowdz

          dowdz Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          Do brown paper bags factor in to the equation? Outside JT, Grub Smith, Judas Foran and Boat Boy GI, DCE would have to have the biggest so far.
           
        • MadMarcus

          MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          What about Inglis?
           
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          • Fluffy

            Fluffy Well-Known Member

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            Inglis can do no wrong so cannot be mentioned.

            No mention of his backflipping due to rain
            No mention of his cheating contracts
            No mention of his beaten girlfiend incident
             
          • Fluffy

            Fluffy Well-Known Member

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            Inglis can do no wrong so cannot be mentioned.

            No mention of his backflipping due to rain
            No mention of his cheating contracts
            No mention of his beaten girlfiend incident
             
          • mosto

            mosto I have a well known member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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            From what I understand it's 6 years with a 2 year option in his favour, ie if by the end of 2021 he wants to go around for another two years, Manly have to honour it.
             
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            • Shoe1

              Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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              Poor old Lockyer wonder how he afforded a house on 250k a year
               
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              • HappilyManly

                HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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                NRL requires a contract to have a specified duration - so its 6 years plus a 2 year option in Chez's favour.
                 
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                • The Who

                  The Who Well-Known Member

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                  DCE's contrast does seem over generous, and I'd imagine the club is hoping it enhances the membership and merchandising revenue as Buddy Franklin has for the Swans.
                   

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