Brad Barritt admits relationships at Saracens will be “tested like no other year” as the club tries to dig itself out of the deepest hole in Premiership rugby history.
In professional sports, a salary cap (or wage cap) is an agreement or rule that places a limit on the amount of money that a team can spend on players' salaries.
SARACENS have been hit with a 35 point deduction AND a £5million fine for breaching the salary cap.
MARO ITOJE is worth every penny of his salary and percentage of the Saracens salary cap - even if he were to ask for an eye-watering £2million.
Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill has insisted that the current salary cap in the Aviva Premiership is vital for the health of the club game in England.
Saracens were handed a 35-point deduction and fined more than £5m on Tuesday for breaching salary cap regulations, although both sanctions are suspended while the club appeals.
Their Premiership rivals have welcomed the draconian 35-point penalty and £5m fine (which will rise if legal costs are awarded ...
Saracens are set to announce this month whether they will be forced to release players or reduce wages after being penalised for breaking the Premiership salary cap over the past three seasons
Premiership Rugby only has itself to blame for sitting on its hands while the biggest scandal in English rugby has blown up in their faces.
SARACENS’ “reckless” cheating was last night laid bare in a damning 103-page official report into the salary-cap scandal.