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Salary cap fails in Australia

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Advocates of a salary cap should note that it doesn't appear to have achieved its objective of creating a more level playing field in Australia.   Success continues to go to the bigger clubs in bigger cities.

Australia has had more than its fair share of club failures, but there does seem to be greater stability in the game these days.   It does, of course, have to compete with Australian rules, rugby and cricket.