Gallagher Premiership: Leicester Tigers fined £ 300k after salary cap investigation | Rugby Union News

Last Updated: 15/03/22 2:24 pm

Leicester Tigers have been fined £ 309,841.06 following the conclusion a Premiership Rugby investigation into salary cap compliance for the seasons 2016-17 to 2020-21.

The investigation was initiated by Premiership Rugby’s salary cap director Andrew Rogers using the strengthened powers introduced following a review of the regulations in 2020.

The investigation found that Leicester Tigers and one or more of the club’s commercial partners had arrangements meaning that a third-party company made payments to the image rights companies of Leicester Tigers players.

These payments should have been declared to the salary cap director as salary and were not.

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