• Top-flight clubs to keep £5m salary cap

    8 days ago - By The Rugby Paper

    By NEIL FISSLER
    Ball watching: Ben Earl pounces to score for Saracens against ToulonPICTURE: Getty ImagesPREMIERSHIP clubs have rejected the chance to increase the salary cap from the £5 million after it was reduced to combat the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic.Premiership clubs are allowed to spend up to £5 million in wages until 2024, and a blood bath in the Champions Cup last weekend came just 48 hours before a meeting of clubs.It couldn't have been better timed for some clubs pushing for a return to the nearer the pre-pandemic £7 million cap...
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