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Posted August 08, 2018 09:29:20 The NRL’s salary cap has increased from $60 million to $64 million, with the salary cap for 2018-19 set to rise by one cent to $65 million.
The new salary cap is set to be passed to the players’ union (NRLPA) at its annual meeting in Sydney next month, and it will then be introduced to the NRLPA’s bargaining committee for a vote.
The NRL has already increased the salary limit from $55 million in 2018-2019 to $60.7 million for 2019-20.
A player can only earn more than $65,000 a year in salary cap points, and the players union has previously said the salary structure would be revised in 2019.
The salary cap now stands at $60,074,600.NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg told the NRL’s owners meeting on Monday that the salary increase was in line with the clubs’ salary cap commitments and the league’s new contract with the players association.
“I’m confident that this will be a sensible move for both the players and the game as a whole,” Greenberg said.
“We know there’s going to be a very significant increase in the salary ceiling over the next couple of years, which is a significant reduction in the cap.”
So we’re going to have to work with the NRL to achieve that.”NRL CEO Todd Greenberg on NRL salary cap:”I think it’s in line [with the clubs salary cap].
I think it is a sensible increase.
“Read more”The salary ceiling will remain at $65.7m for the coming seasons, but as we all know, the salary pool will also be impacted in the future, so it’s important that we have a fair balance between the clubs and players.
“Greenberg said the NRL had not made any changes to its cap structures in the past.”
The NRLPA will be pleased to know that the NRL has not made significant changes to our salary structure,” Greenberg added.”
As you know, in the last two seasons, the cap has been around $60m and the cap is increasing to $62.5m.
“And of course the salary-cap system has a different level to what the AFL and the NRL have.”NHL salary cap set to increase by one percent to $63.5MAFL, NRL set to make changes to salary cap in 2019: ABC News article Posted August 08, 20:34:57The salary caps for the two leagues will be adjusted in 2019, with an increase of one cent.
However, Greenberg said the AFL’s salary-pool would not change.”AFL clubs have already made changes to their salary cap,” Greenberg told reporters.
“There is no change to the salary threshold.”NBL’s salary caps will increase by 1.3%AFL and NRL set salary-floor increases: ABC news article Posted August 08.
20:21:48The NRL will have to agree on a salary-for-points deal for 2018, and Greenberg said it was likely to be “quite similar” to the current salary cap, which stands at around $63 million.
“You know, it’s always difficult when you go into negotiations and you know what you’re getting into, so we’ll have to see what the other parties have to say on that,” Greenberg continued.
“But I’m confident the cap will be revised.”AFL cap set at $67 millionThe AFL has not changed the salary floor in 2018, but it has not agreed to a new contract.
Greenberg told reporters the salary base in the AFL had been frozen at $27 million, but he was not sure if that was the ceiling for the next three seasons.
“It’s probably a bit more than that, but certainly in the long term we have to look at that,” he said.NBL salary cap expected to rise in 2019The salary of a player in the NBL has not been locked in for 2018.
Greenburg said that the player’s base salary of $27.5 million would be frozen for 2019.
However Greenberg said that players in the Super League would not be affected.
“Super League players in 2019 are in line to receive $28,000 per week, but the NRL salary-base will be at $69,000 for 2019,” Greenberg explained.
“In that year, we will have a cap of $68 million, so that will be $4.5 or $5 million per week for 2019.”
Greenburg also confirmed that players who have been in the league for three seasons would receive a cap hit of $6 million.
Read moreAFL salary cap increased by 1% to $71 millionThe salary-of-one-season-limit in the National Rugby League has been increased to $1.5million for 2019, and players can earn up to $6.5k per game.Green