Sharks under investigation for salary cap breaches

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They are cheats and they admitted cheating. Surely if they had key players being paid over the cap in that side that won the premiership they have to be stripped
Where did they admit to cheating the cap ? From what Flanagan said they didn't spend up to the ceiling or full amount for quite some years. He claims that it's about a tpa that wasn't reported. He also claimed it wasn't a great deal. If they weren't over the cap then they didn't cheat. I think maybe you should wait to hear about the findings before making claims that are not yet proven.
 

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Where did they admit to cheating the cap ? From what Flanagan said they didn't spend up to the ceiling or full amount for quite some years. He claims that it's about a tpa that wasn't reported. He also claimed it wasn't a great deal. If they weren't over the cap then they didn't cheat. I think maybe you should wait to hear about the findings before making claims that are not yet proven.
Well if Flanagan said so then case closed, I mean he wouldn’t have any reason to lie.
 

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Where did they admit to cheating the cap ? From what Flanagan said they didn't spend up to the ceiling or full amount for quite some years. He claims that it's about a tpa that wasn't reported. He also claimed it wasn't a great deal. If they weren't over the cap then they didn't cheat. I think maybe you should wait to hear about the findings before making claims that are not yet proven.
I never said a thing about them cheating the cap when I said they admitted cheating.
 

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There has been heaps of shit that has happened in Townsville that never made it to the papers, more specifically, never been reported by the journos. The game means too much to them up there. Not "allegations" either, this is the word face-to-face with the late Graham Murray.

The NRL just don't want to know about anything wrong with premiership teams. The Storm fucked the history books enough and the NRL don't want it to happen any further. If there's a way to pretend it didn't happen, they'll make sure it didn't happen.
That's extremely tin foil hat.

You can say what you like about the NRL being useless, but they would not let systematic cheating of the cap go without so much as a mention. The damage it could do to the organisation, and those involved in such a cover up would be criminal.

Our media is shit, but to suggest our media would all pull together to make sure it didn't get out, is pretty laughable. There are too many cunts and egos in the media.
 

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I never said a thing about them cheating the cap when I said they admitted cheating.
Oh, I thought you said they cheated the cap when you wrote "surely if they had key players being paid OVER THE CAP in that side that won the premiership".
 

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Oh, I thought you said they cheated the cap when you wrote "surely if they had key players being paid OVER THE CAP in that side that won the premiership".
There’s an “if” there champ. Maybe you should take your own advice and read better, comprehend better.
 

Wolfie

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Oh, I thought you said they cheated the cap when you wrote "surely if they had key players being paid OVER THE CAP in that side that won the premiership".
You thought wrong! I never actually said once they cheated the cap. I said they were cheats. That wasn't part of the first sentence though, I just punctuated it badly.

They are a horrible club IMO. They are cheats, they admitted it, and they pretty much got away scott free with cheating. Peptide Paul and his gang should have been dealt with far more harshly.
 

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You thought wrong! I never actually said once they cheated the cap. I said they were cheats. That wasn't part of the first sentence though, I just punctuated it badly.

They are a horrible club IMO. They are cheats, they admitted it, and they pretty much got away scott free with cheating. Peptide Paul and his gang should have been dealt with far more harshly.
Ha ha ha ha, right. The first sentence was about the drug scandal from 6 or so years ago and the next sentence was about the tpa. Sure thing buddy. Methinks you're being slippery with the truth, whatever.

I'll say one thing though, I told a lie once like everyone else on the planet has I'm guessing. I don't think everyone else on the planet is a liar because of it. I don't see any connection and I wouldn't link the two events for any club, not just my old favourite team the Sharks. That's just me though.
 

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Ha ha ha ha, right. The first sentence was about the drug scandal from 6 or so years ago and the next sentence was about the tpa. Sure thing buddy. Methinks you're being slippery with the truth, whatever.

I'll say one thing though, I told a lie once like everyone else on the planet has I'm guessing. I don't think everyone else on the planet is a liar because of it. I don't see any connection and I wouldn't link the two events for any club, not just my old favourite team the Sharks. That's just me though.
I'm not lying. I was talking about their drug cheating ways. I've got no reason to lie about anything. I'd say if I was talking about this new possible low for their football club, but I wasn't.
 
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Talking about salary cap investigations why has the investigation into the possible dodgy dealings involving the Storm regarding Cameron Smith over the testimonial match earlier in the year gone largely unreported in the media?
 
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Nashy

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Talking about salary cap investigations why has the investigation into the possible dodgy dealings involving the Storm regarding Cameron Smith over the testimonial match earlier in the year gone largely unreported in the media?
It seems like they were something that was approved by Dave Smith when he was here.
 

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Salary cap investigation heats up as Sharks bosses’ phones seized


SOME Cronulla Sharks directors have had their mobile phones confiscated by the NRL integrity unit as part of the investigation into the club’s potential salary cap breaches.
The Daily Telegraph can reveal some directors reluctantly handed over their phones to the NRL on Monday morning.
It is a dramatic development in the NRL’s ongoing examination into Cronulla’s alleged salary cap irregularities during 2015 and 2017.
“Unfortunately, I’m not able to make any comment as the investigation by the NRL is ongoing and confidential,” Sharks chief executive Barry Russell said.
One well-placed source said the investigation must be “hotting up” if phones had been seized.
The NRL would not comment yesterday.
Sharks officials remain concerned about what occurred in 2015, particularly now the NRL potentially has mobile phone evidence.
It is unknown whether then Sharks CEO and now Manly chief executive Lyall Gorman had his phone taken. He was not at Manly’s Narrabeen headquarters on Monday.

Some Cronulla Sharks directors have had their mobile phones confiscated by the NRL.
Cronulla’s salary cap drama broke in August when Russell self-reported what was a possible salary cap breach.
The NRL has made the probe a priority but is yet to nail down any final findings.
It is understood the NRL has been investigating Cronulla for six months.
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Russell turned up suspicious and historic payments during a club-instigated governance review and immediately informed the NRL integrity unit.
In August, the NRL also impounded a number of servers.
The NRL has no timeframe for when it hopes to finalise and announce its findings.
At the time, it was thought the breach could be more than $250,000.
The Daily Telegraph reported in August that the investigation centred around undeclared third-party payments last year after the value of players increased considerably following Cronulla’s 2016 premiership win.
There is no suggestion coach Shane Flanagan’s mobile phone was taken.
The NRL had wanted several Cronulla officials to give evidence.
When the cap drama first surfaced, NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg said Flanagan, Gorman and former chairman Damian Keogh would be asked to front the NRL.
https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/salary-cap-investigation-heats-up-as-sharks-bosses-phones-seized/news-story/663ec7a70c0304a749401b98289905d6
 
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There's just a massive stink about this club over the last 7 years.
2011 ( The peptide year ) was Flannagans first as fulltime head coach.
 

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2015 - Hmmm
2016 - Nah its all sweet
2017 - Hmmm

There are certainly no reasons to be suspect over such a dodgy club since 2011, none of all.
 

Nashy

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Where did they admit to cheating the cap ? From what Flanagan said they didn't spend up to the ceiling or full amount for quite some years. He claims that it's about a tpa that wasn't reported. He also claimed it wasn't a great deal. If they weren't over the cap then they didn't cheat. I think maybe you should wait to hear about the findings before making claims that are not yet proven.
Yeah, but they got their premiership. Fuckem!
 

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