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2022
# salary cap
Sam Simmonds ‘goes with our blessing’, says Exeter boss Rob Baxter
The England forward will head to France’s Top 14 next year.
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# salary cap
Leicester Tigers co-operating with Premiership investigation into image rights payments
The Tigers have met with representatives from the umbrella organisation for the Gallagher Premiership.
# rematch
Much-changed Saracens have 'a few plans up our sleeve' for Leinster
Leo Cullen’s men have a score to settle after last year’s Champions Cup final.
# Finances
'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership
Reports in the UK suggest a deal has already been agreed.
# Papa don't breach
Premiership clubs face prospect of being stripped of titles for salary cap breaches
Increased powers have been recommended by an independent review.
# Truly Sarrie
Saracens accept 'unprecedented' automatic relegation following salary cap breaches
Sarries board want to restore confidence and rebuild trust after accepting punishment.
# Deadline Day
'We have made mistakes': Saracens drop appeal, accept €6.4m fine and 35-point deduction
Defending Premiership champions must accept the penalties “with humility”, says chairman Nigel Wray.
# Champions Cup
Sexton remains wary of under-strength Saracens
The reigning champions have moved Europe down their list of priorities, but they still have time and resources to make a statement.
# salary cap
'Shocked and disappointed by heavy-handed sanctions' - Saracens to appeal 35-point deduction
The Premiership club have also been ordered to pay €6.2m, but insist they are not guilty of any wrongdoing.
# Penalised
Saracens docked 35 points and fined €6.2m for breaching salary cap
The European champions have been heavily sanctioned by Premiership Rugby.
# salary cap
Corbyn calls for a cap on wages over 'ridiculous' wages of footballers and CEOs
He also said that Labour wasn’t “wedded” to free movement post-Brexit.
# New Drama
Boudjellal's Toulon vow to contest fine for breaking Top 14 salary cap
The RCT president reacted angrily to the decision against his club.
# Hey Big Spender
McCafferty insists there were no salary cap breaches in the Premiership
The Premiership salary cap will rise and rise in the coming years.
# Scandal
Ireland's Andy Keogh is at the centre of salary-cap scandal in Australia
Perth Glory are alleged to have made cash payments to the player’s family
# scrapthecap
Saracens call for £5.5m Premiership salary cap to be abolished
The English club’s chief executive feels the league needs to remove the restrictions in order to stay competitive.
# Rich Get Richer
Aviva Premiership teams can have two 'marquee' players exempt from the salary cap from next season
There were a number of salary cap changes made today that are advantageous to the Premiership teams.
# Money Talks
New £5 million salary cap for the 'most competitive league in world rugby'
Premiership Rugby has announced that their clubs will be operating under a boosted wage limit from 2014/15.
# NBA
Kobe Bryant took a $19 million pay-cut to stay at the LA Lakers
Despite that, he will remain the NBA’s highest-paid player.
# Sacre Bleu
Bad news for Irish provinces as French Top14 raises salary cap
There could be more international players following Jonathan Sexton in moving to the European mainland.
# Premier League
Reading captain McAnuff: We get paid too much money
“The most popular question I get from kids is ‘what car do you drive?’ What happened to them wanting to know what it was like to make your debut?”
# Pay Row
Enda Kenny defends appointment of former advisor to €127,000 post
The Taoiseach personally intervened to ensure that his former advisor received a salary €35,000 higher than the current salary cap for advisors.
# Pay Row
Creighton 'understands concern' over pay rise for Taoiseach's former advisor
The Minister of State for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton said she doesn’t think the Taoiseach would have intervened if he did not see “a direct need for it”.
# salary cap
Taoiseach breaches pay cap to award former advisor €35k pay rise
The Taoiseach overruled both the Finance Minister and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform to grant his long-time former advisor a salary of €127,000, the Irish Mail on Sunday has revealed.
# Pay Cap
One in five ministerial advisers breaking new salary cap
Six of the government staff are paid more than €92,000 a year – the rate at which wages were officially capped in July.
# AIB
AIB seeks to pay new CEO salary above €500,000 threshold
Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has confirmed that the bank wants to pay a new CEO above the salary cap introduced by the last government.
# University pay
One hundred university staff still paid more than €200,000 wage cap
Three top academics at Irish universities are each earning more than a quarter of a million euro a year.
# Empire State
View from New York: 'Designated players' aren't as silly as they sound
Robbie Keane’s transfer introduced us to the nuances of the MLS salary cap. John Riordan looks at how it might just be the best thing the league has ever done.
# Done Deal?
Robbie races to complete Galaxy move as US transfer window slams shut
Are Robbie and Claudine heading for the west coast?
# Budget11
President offers to take Budget 2011's biggest wage cut
Mary McAleese volunteers to cap her public sector salary at €250,000 next year – that’s a drop of €75,000