Leicester Tigers confirm they are being investigated in regards to the salary cap - Ruck

Leicester Tigers confirm they are being investigated in regards to the salary cap

The Gallagher Premiership’s governing body are investigating allegations against Leicester regarding historical image rights payments.

The investigation is understood to be under the watch of Andrew Rogers, the league’s salary cap director, according to The Times.

“The club is co-operating with Premiership Rugby,” said a statement on the Tigers website.

Club officials have already met with Premiership representatives to discuss the claims.

“Leicester Tigers will make no further comment while the matter remains ongoing,” the statement added.

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#1. KILL THE CATERPILLAR

Marler said: The first thing I would do is ban the f***ing caterpillar ruck,’ he says. ‘It kills me. The whole thing is an a***. I would go as far as saying I’d ban box kicks but I might start to sound like Clive Woodward.

‘I want to see referees sanction the scrum-half for not using it when they shout “Use it”. I also want to get rid of the rule where the defence get the ball back if they hold you up and create a maul in the tackle.’

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