Sport Paul Kent: 'Impossible for Canterbury Bulldogs to put a side out in 2019 of 30 players'

05:55  17 may  2018
05:55  17 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Brett and Josh Morris concede they could leave the Canterbury Bulldogs after 2018 NRL season

  Brett and Josh Morris concede they could leave the Canterbury Bulldogs after 2018 NRL season It's a dire situation at Belmore.They're one of the greatest sets of twins to play in the NRL but both Brett and Josh Morris admit they're unlikely to remain with the Canterbury Bulldogs at season's end.

“The maths are it is impossible for the Bulldogs to put a side out next year of 30 players (if they don’t release some contracted players ). It’s impossible ,” Kent told NRL360.

If you do the maths and determine the depth of issues at the Canterbury Bulldogs , you'll find yourself wondering how they are going to field a team …

a group of football players posing for a picture© Provided by Sportal com au

If you do the maths and determine the depth of issues at the Canterbury Bulldogs, you'll find yourselves wondering how they are going to field a team next year.

The NRL forces clubs to register 30 contracts on at least a minimum wage deal of $85,000 per season.

The Daily Telegraph's Paul Kent has revealed that even if the Bulldogs paid out the remaining 14 roster spots for next year on minimum wage, they would still be more than $350,000 over the salary cap.

“The maths are it is impossible for the Bulldogs to put a side out next year of 30 players (if they don’t release some contracted players). It’s impossible,” Kent told NRL360.

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Dean Pay fined $25,000 for press conference spray

  Canterbury Bulldogs coach Dean Pay fined $25,000 for press conference spray Canterbury Bulldogs coach Dean Pay has been whacked with a whopping $25,000 fine for his comments in the post-match press conference following his side's loss to Brisbane Broncos on Thursday night. Several controversial calls went against the Dogs at Suncorp Stadium, including the penalty that sealed the game for the Broncos, and Pay let rip after the match.“There was a lot in the lead up to it, you could say that,” Pay said.“There was a lot of decisions out there that went against us – a lot.“We shouldn’t even have been in that position.

Bulldogs star set to sign with Tigers: reports : Paul Kent : ' Impossible for Canterbury Bulldogs to After another distractive week off-field for the joint venture, Cleary's side exploded out of the blocks of June 30 , though Mbye has reportedly indicated his desire to remain with Canterbury for the

Team | Canterbury Bulldogs News, Players & Match reports - www.smh.com.au. The latest Canterbury Bulldogs club news, match Canterbury reportedly looking to offload star full-back Moses Mbye. Dogs score controversial NRL win over Eels. Paul Kent : ' Impossible for Canterbury

“They are 14 players off contract at the end of this season.

“Which, by the time those 14 players are taken out but the remaining 16 players qualify for next year’s contracts, some of which contain back-ended deals, they have $800,000 left in the cap, to spend on 14 players.

“Now the minimum wage is $85,000. $85,000 spread across 14 players comes to $1.19 million.

Canterbury reportedly looking to offload star full-back Moses Mbye

  Canterbury reportedly looking to offload star full-back Moses Mbye Just when you thought things couldn’t get any worse, Canterbury fans. It has emerged the battling Bulldogs are trying to offload arguably their best player, Moses Mbye, in a desperate bid to get under the 2019 salary cap.In a move that is certain to further infuriate the club’s fan base, the Bulldogs board has reportedly been shopping their star full-back to rival clubs, in an attempt to shed some of his $900,000 salary from their books.

Paul Kent : ' Impossible for Canterbury Bulldogs to put a side out in 2019 of 30 players ' : Brett and Josh Morris concede they could leave the Canterbury Bulldogs …

Triple M's Paul Kent has detailed the almost impossible predicament the Bulldogs are facing to have a 30 -man rosters in 2019 . In a lengthy yet informative chat, Kenty talks about Des Hasler's back-ended contracts, which players could be moved on and the future of the club.

“So, therefore, you’re still $390,000 over the cap even if you pay all 14 players you need to have on your roster minimum wage.

“What’s unpalatable for Canterbury is that, unfortunately, and the fans are going to be hurt by this, but every player has to be on the market.

“They can’t just find the guys that they want to get rid of, that don’t provide value for money anymore because no club is going to want them or want to take part of their salary.”

There have been recent reports that star players David Klemmer and Moses Mbye may be forced out of the club in order for the Bulldogs to be salary cap compliant in 2019.

Both players were asked about their respective futures.

“I’m contracted here at the moment and I could never see myself leaving, I love the club," Klemmer told reporters.

“I was a supporter of the club as a kid and it would be hard to leave, but the club hasn’t contacted me yet. It’s frustrating to hear but I could never leave this club.

Dogs score controversial NRL win over Eels

  Dogs score controversial NRL win over Eels <p>A controversial Adam Elliott try has given Canterbury a 20-12 NRL win over Parramatta.</p>Bench forward Elliott was the unlikely hero on Friday night when he dived on a Josh Jackson grubber in the 77th minute in the battle of the bottom-placed sides at ANZ Stadium.

England will face Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals after Gareth Southgate’s side finally knocked out Colombia out in a penalty shootout in Moscow. Yet just consider, for example, Kane’s competitive courage when he had his first penalty and Colombia’s players , to put it bluntly, lost the

“It’s hard to see but I’ve just got to keep turning up here and I’m still contracted here.

“But if I have to look after my family and my kids then that’s an option.”

Their current fullback issues the same loyalty but agreed he had no idea what his future holds.

It’s one of those situations where I’m actually not sure where it (my future) is actually at at the moment,’’ Mbye told Fox Sports’ Sunday Ticket.

‘’It’s been a bit of a headline the last few days…there’s obviously some sort of problem, we are having some sort of salary cap drama there and I think the administration at our club are looking to resolve that quite sooner rather than later.

‘’It’s one of those things that is just going to evolve, we’re not quite sure how it works as player and at the moment I haven’t spoken to any other club and no other club has spoken to myself, so I’m at the Bulldogs for now.’’

Bulldogs star set to sign with Tigers: reports .
Bulldogs star Moses Mbye is set to depart Canterbury according to recent reports, freeing up some much-needed cap space at the club.The Wests Tigers have reportedly secured a three-year deal with Mbye according to NRL.com, with the signing to be announced next week.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
This is interesting!