The NRL’s controversial salary cap has clearly played a role in keeping the league so equal.
There is no major sporting competition in the world that has enjoyed such a run without crowning back-to-back champions as the NRL.
The English Premier League is still popular despite being lopsided.
Many sports leagues have salary caps and drafts to maintain competition, but they not only hurt players but aren't that effective at keeping fans.
Parramatta Eels player Jarryd Hayne when he announced he was quitting the NRL to pursue an NFL career in the US.
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Former Parramatta and Australia fullback Jarryd Hayne is in the United States trying to swap his National Rugby League (NRL) colours for a chance to play in the National Football League (NFL). A two-time…
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