There really should be a stack of cash left over anyway. The only other players on our squad earning decent coin would be Sims and Mullen at a guess. If the cap is full, Gidley really needs to be sacked as CEO.The Knights are in an odd position - rebuilding with a lot of youngsters who aren't that promising, I guess this happens when you get bogged down by the whole need for 'local' players in the side.
I don't get why the signed Hodkinson - when they could've signed Taylor and had a stack of cash leftover as well.
You guys have done a pretty shocking job with the salary cap, the modern game has shown spend the big money on the 1,6,7 or 9 after that a good front-rower.There really should be a stack of cash left over anyway. The only other players on our squad earning decent coin would be Sims and Mullen at a guess. If the cap is full, Gidley really needs to be sacked as CEO.
Either way, the sh*t that's being dished up needs to stop. It's not sustainable (despite the large crowd numbers).
Newcastle Knights star Jarrod Mullen has tested positive to an anabolic steroid and faces a ban of up to four years.
In a crippling blow for the embattled club, Mullen returned a positive "A sample" on November 29 last year to the banned substance drostanolone.
The Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority has notified the 29-year-old and the NRL of his positive test. He has the option of immediately accepting the results or having his "B sample" retested.
Newcastle Knights coach Nathan Brown believes a sale of the NRL club to the wealthy Wests Group of businesses can revive the team's fortunes.
Brown was reluctant to discuss the deal after Friday night's loss to the Sydney Roosters, but an announcement on the Knights' future is expected to be made within 48 hours.
"Whether these things have happened it's not for me to comment on," Brown said.
"I suppose that's for the NRL and Wests. It'd be a great thing for the club," Brown said.