25th April 2016, 20:22 | salford

Salford Red Devils found guilty of breaching salary cap regulations

Salford Red Devils found guilty of breaching salary cap regulations

Salford Red Devils have been found guilty by an independent tribunal of breaching the RFL Operational Rules and Salary Cap Regulations concerning contractual arrangements made with three players in 2014 and 2015. 

The tribunal, chaired by His Honour, Judge Peter Charlesworth, found that Salford had committed a serious breach of the rules including exceeding the finite salary limit of £1.825 million in 2014. As a result the tribunal decided that the club should be fined £5000 and deducted six points. The points deduction will be imposed immediately.

The tribunal also found Salford not guilty of a number of offences concerning contractual arrangements with two players.  

The club have 14 days from receipt of the written reasons for the decision in which to lodge an appeal.