Totonto and the Salary Cap

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by lurcher » Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:49 pm

what exactly is brian nobles job with toronto. he seems to have gone very quiet now things are going wrong.
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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by nottinghamtiger » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:23 pm

Strong rumour that they will sign Gigot, go over the salary cap and then challenge the cap as illegal. Hope the RFL are ready to stand their ground......

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by Fumper27 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:01 pm

nottinghamtiger wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:23 pm
Strong rumour that they will sign Gigot, go over the salary cap and then challenge the cap as illegal. Hope the RFL are ready to stand their ground......
Given it’s a “live cap”, they shouldn’t be able to go over their limit.

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by Mucky1978 » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:11 pm

Never wanted a club to get relegated as much.

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by nottinghamtiger » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:20 pm

Fumper27 wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:01 pm
nottinghamtiger wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:23 pm
Strong rumour that they will sign Gigot, go over the salary cap and then challenge the cap as illegal. Hope the RFL are ready to stand their ground......
Given it’s a “live cap”, they shouldn’t be able to go over their limit.
Well, it looks like they are going to do it and challenge afterwards.

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by HuddsTigers » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:23 pm

The RFL can refuse to register him as a Toronto player, which if played would mean he's played illegally, which could have more ramifications for them including a) points deductions and b) removing their membership.

They signed up as a member of the RFL and to abide by laws. My thought is that they may pay their dual reg team to sign him and then dual reg him.
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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by nottinghamtiger » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:32 pm

HuddsTigers wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:23 pm
The RFL can refuse to register him as a Toronto player, which if played would mean he's played illegally, which could have more ramifications for them including a) points deductions and b) removing their membership.

They signed up as a member of the RFL and to abide by laws. My thought is that they may pay their dual reg team to sign him and then dual reg him.
It’s an interesting one. Does being in breach of operational rules mean the RFL can take pre-emptive action by refusing to register the player? That’s not something that they have done previously, even though other clubs have breached the cap (admittedly unbeknown to the RFL beforehand or at the time).

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by casjunction » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:15 am

The argument was that Toronto got into Super League on merit by winning promotion.
As opposed to parachuted into Super League.
On attaining promotion, they l presume were appraised of the rules of the competition and agreed to them and made then super duper headline grabbing signing of SBW.
If they now receive a dispensation it makes yet another mockery of our fine sport.
If the are relegated will it damage the sport irreparably?
If they survive by giving exemptions will it be the catalyst the game needs to prosper?
The answer is no on both counts.
The problem starts at the top.
Weak, unimaginative and pompous leadership.
How such a great sport can be administered by such buffoons is one of lifes mysteries.
I know why don't we have a franchise framework to decide who should be relegated based on nothing to do with success on the pitch.
Oh wait a minute!

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by SuffolkTiger » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:21 am

Mucky1978 wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:11 pm
Never wanted a club to get relegated as much.
I completely get your point but it doesn't eclipse how many times I prayed during Leeds' recent dalliances with the bottom 4....

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by SuffolkTiger » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:22 am

nottinghamtiger wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:23 pm
Strong rumour that they will sign Gigot, go over the salary cap and then challenge the cap as illegal. Hope the RFL are ready to stand their ground......
Circus anyone...?

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by lurcher » Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:31 am

league weekly were reporting that they owe money to the group responsible for televising their last years home games and are being taken to court. wonder if thats why they didn't get a deal this year?
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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by tigerfeat » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:39 am

Think the super league clubs and most of the chairmen have had enough of TW all ready
They should pounce on them straight away if they openly and knowingly break the salary cap to try and not get relegated ala Wigan
I presume there hoping with the knew tv deal coming up it may go back to no relegation and they may have to pay a big fine but will stay in SL
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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by HuddsTigers » Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:04 am

nottinghamtiger wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:32 pm
HuddsTigers wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:23 pm
The RFL can refuse to register him as a Toronto player, which if played would mean he's played illegally, which could have more ramifications for them including a) points deductions and b) removing their membership.

They signed up as a member of the RFL and to abide by laws. My thought is that they may pay their dual reg team to sign him and then dual reg him.
It’s an interesting one. Does being in breach of operational rules mean the RFL can take pre-emptive action by refusing to register the player? That’s not something that they have done previously, even though other clubs have breached the cap (admittedly unbeknown to the RFL beforehand or at the time).
Yes, they have.

As it's a live cap they can advise clubs that they are going to breach it and refuse to register players until appropriate space is cleared.

It's why a lot of clubs have to have a domino effect of a player going before a new one comes in.
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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by heritage1926 » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:03 pm

Signed Tony Gigot on a one month trial.

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Re: Totonto and the Salary Cap

Post by JIN JER » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:42 pm

Maybe Gigot is doing a Radlinski and playing for free? :roll:

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