The North Queensland Cowboys were today made aware of the publication of an article detailing several players’ property purchases.
While no specific allegations against the Cowboys were made in the article, the club respects that the NRL may want to speak with the club to discuss any matters relating to issues raised. The club welcomes these discussions.
It also welcomed the NRL’s statement today that after a review of some of the matters raised, that ‘no further action was required’.
The Cowboys have always acted within the rules of the NRL in relation to the salary cap, which is a fundamental component in ensuring parity across the competition’s 16 teams.
NRL Head of Integrity, Nick Weeks said Salary Cap auditors had already reviewed some of the matters raised about the Cowboys today and had determined no further action was required.
“As any new information becomes available it will be reviewed by the auditors,” he said.