Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Just when Welsh Rugby was starting to look good again!


Salary caps are a daft idea – especially when you’re the only ones signing up to them.

The four Welsh regions have revealed they will operate under a salary cap from next season in order to give long-term sustainability in the game.

Cardiff Blues, the Scarlets, Ospreys and Dragons have all united under a landmark legal agreement that is supported by the Welsh Rugby Union.

Just as Welsh Rugby is beginning – on the back of the Celtic League, the regional structures and European competition – to recover some of the passion and excitement of times past, the lords and masters of the country’s national game saddle them with this salary cap.

Any bets on the best players all being in France or England  within five years?


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