Alleged salary cap breaches...

The independent audit of the 2005 Salary Cap returns for both the engage Super League and the LHF National League One has been completed.

Following this, it has been found that Wigan Warriors and Bradford Bulls have cases to answer relating to alleged breaches.

These will be heard by the RFL?s independent Judiciary Panel.

The Wigan case will be heard later today (Monday August 7) with the Bradford hearing being staged at a later date. The outcome of today?s hearing will be made known as soon as possible.

Meanwhile, following the audit of the 2005 Salary Caps, papers relating to Castleford Tigers, Hull FC, St Helens and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats have been passed the RFL Compliance Commissioner, who has found that all four clubs have made minor breaches.

Castleford and Wakefield have been found guilty of a breach of Salary Cap regulations, have been cautioned by formal written warning and have been ordered to pay the costs of the investigation.

Hull and St Helens have been found guilty of a breach of Salary Cap regulations, fined ?5,000 (a proportion of which has been suspended) and ordered to pay the costs of the investigation.

All four clubs have a right to appeal the Compliance Commissioner?s decision.

Source: www.therfl.co.uk

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The Bradford Bulls have today been informed that they are to be investigated over a possible breach of the 2005 salary cap. The Club Have declined to comment further on the matter.

The independent audit of the 2005 Salary Cap returns for both the engage Super League and the LHF National League One has been completed. Following this, it has been found that Wigan Warriors and Bradford Bulls have cases to answer relating to alleged breaches.

The Bulls have issued the following statement:

?We have today received notification from the RFL of alleged infringements in our 2005 Salary Cap returns and that the RFL will notify us of a hearing date in due course.

We will be making no further comment on this matter until after the disciplinary hearing.?

These will be heard by the RFL?s independent Judiciary Panel.

Source: www.bradfordbulls.co.uk

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