Sport NRL cap probe heading to Manly this week

08:35  17 july  2017
08:35  17 july  2017 Source:   MSN

Panthers beat Manly to keep dream alive

  Panthers beat Manly to keep dream alive Penrith have scored a 16-8 NRL win over Manly to keep their top-eight hopes alive.Barrett was filthy after his side was on the wrong end of a 14-4 penalty count at Pepper Stadium on Saturday night, leaving their five-game winning streak snapped.

NRL : Police probing illegal bets, money laundering and salary cap cheating. Police suspect Manly may have breached salary cap rules involving at least one player, a development that has sparked another major More players from multiple clubs are expected to be interviewed in coming weeks .

The NRL announces a probe into allegations of historical salary cap breaches by the Manly Sea Eagles, amid reports police will put the financial affairs of several clubs under the microscope.

Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles reacts after his team conceded a try. © AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles reacts after his team conceded a try. The NRL integrity unit is to visit Manly offices this week to continue its salary cap investigation, NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says.

Sea Eagles owner Scott Penn has called on the governing body to hasten its probe on alleged secret payments to at least one player amid fears the saga is damaging the Manly brand.

"Well we'll pretty much do exactly what Scott Penn's asked us to do, which is we'll be moving into Manly this week as quickly as we can," Greenberg said on Monday.

"Our integrity unit have reached out and we'll try to complete that investigation as quick as we can so we can bring some closure for Manly and for the game.

"I can't tell you how long it will take, but we've got a strong track record of doing these things methodically and uncovering any information we can find."

Greenberg said the NRL had yet to uncover evidence of illegal payments.

"As I sit here today, I'm unaware of anything at Manly. And that's why I think we need to put a full stop on it as quick as we can," he said.

Manly Sea Eagles' captain Daly Cherry-Evans concerned for club's reputation amid NRL investigation .
Manly skipper Daly Cherry-Evans is confident his team's finals campaign will not be derailed by the salary cap investigation, but there is <g class="gr_ gr_7 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar only-ins doubleReplace replaceWithoutSep" data-gr-id="7" id="7">concern</g> it will damage the club's reputation.&nbsp;On Wednesday, officials from the NRL's integrity unit descended on the club's headquarters at Narrabeen to begin investigating claims some players may have taken secret benefits or cash payments in breach of salary cap rules.

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