Premiership club set for fresh salary cap scandal after investigation - Ruck

Premiership club set for fresh salary cap scandal after investigation

The Gallagher Premiership is bracing itself for another salary cap scandal after the governing body launched an investigation into a potential breaking of the rules.

According to The Rugby Paper, coaching staff and players have been interviewed by the salary cap manager about a potential breach.

The chief executive of the club, who are currently in the top six of the Premiership, has also been implicated and has faced a grilling.

The club under suspicion isn’t Saracens, meaning it’s one of Leicester, Exeter Chiefs, Gloucester, Northampton Saints or reigning champions Harlequins.

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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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