REVEALED: Sale Sharks forced to pay six-figure fee for Denny Solomona

Castleford has revealed they have accepted a settlement “in excess of £200,000” and ended their legal action against their former winger Denny Solomona, Sale Sharks and agent Andrew Clarke.

The 23-year-old ‘retired’ from rugby league to join rugby union club Sale on a three-year deal in December 2016.


The Tigers were seeking £500,000 for Solomona’s transfer, as he was contracted to them until 2018.

A statement from Tigers said: “Castleford Tigers believe the correct decision was made to bring this matter to a conclusion now.

“It not only means they are in pocket for a substantial sum of money, but the case has clearly proved that it is impermissible for a player to walk out on his contract without suffering a harsh financial penalty.”

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