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Keith T

Member Since 06 Apr 2003
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In Topic: Points Deduction?

Today, 01:26 PM

Did you read the Rams' statement?


I have read it Tom, several times, and really it doesn't say much in any detail.    Someone had an agreement that later in the season the player would go to the Rams under the DR system.   Was that an agreement in a conversation between Chairmen or a properly signed agreement by all parties and lodged with the RFL?    Even in the statement your Chairman talks about having a document from the Bulls showing the players earnings whereas the Operational Rules, when quoting the £20k figure, talk about the Salary Cap Value, which if you read Operational Rule E:1:5:1 is very different and contains such things as agents fees and so on.  

In Topic: Sam Wood dual-registration statement

Today, 12:45 PM

The problem is though that people are talking about a players earnings being £20,000 but that figure as stated in the Operational Rules is not what he earns but what his salary cap VALUE is and that includes all sorts of other things such as agents fees, etc.    So as I read that a player could be on say £18k but his SCV (salary cap value) could be over £20k with additions that are specified in the Operational Rules (E:1:5:1).    Another problem for clubs is that all the different parts of the dual register system are spread out through all the Operational rules instead of being in one place.

In Topic: The run-in

30 July 2014 - 10:03 PM

Tonights breaking gossip could sort it all out if it is correct.    It's been reported on Twitter that 2 Championship clubs broke the Operational Rules covering the playing of DR players onSunday and the 2 teams being mentioned are Rochdale and Batley.     A points deduction off Rochdale wouldn't affect anyone but it could send Batley down!!!!!    The RFL are apparently investigating.

In Topic: Duel reg

30 July 2014 - 08:59 PM

Certainly wasn't Town as the 3 DR's were Murphy (20 games for Town pre-deadline); Farrell (11 games pre-deadline) and Burke (4 games pre-deadline).    If it is going to mean points deductions for the guilty teams they need to get on with it and save others a lot of unnecessary worry, especially those in the relegation fight.

In Topic: Town V Haven

29 July 2014 - 09:49 PM

They are wanting the ref for this Sunday reported to the RFL now for making a jokey conversation with PV on Twitter last Sunday!!!!!!