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Medical Jokers
15 March, 2017 20:53
What is the record for the number of medical jokers that any one team has recruited in a single season?

sid the seagull
sid the seagull (IP Logged)

Re: Medical Jokers
16 March, 2017 00:04
One hundred and ninety three apparently which is the number of 'people' who have looked at this and have absolutely f all to say


DanWiley (IP Logged)

Re: Medical Jokers
16 March, 2017 08:47
I believe we have a limit of 400k on what we can spend on replacing injured players, so I'd expect the official record to be pretty low.

BathMatt53 (IP Logged)

Re: Medical Jokers
16 March, 2017 08:56
It would have been interesting to see how they convinced the panel that Nathan Charles is equivalent or worse than VV?

Which Tyler (IP Logged)

Re: Medical Jokers
16 March, 2017 11:47
Maybe his salary* comes to equal-or-less than MVV+Dunn+Walker.
If so, then pretty easily.

*Or at least, Charles+Brooker.

Beyond that, of course; not all mid-season signings need to use that medical cover salary-cap; they could easily come out of the rest of the salary cap if needed (and if there's space).
With all the comings and goings of the last 12 months; I really wouldn't like to guess if we're up to the cap or not. IIRC Wilson was first choice international THP when he signed his last contract; whilst Eastmond was an over-paid favourite; whilst Hooper was club captain; I could easily see those 3 alone leaving us with over a million to spend.
Beyond that we lost 4 current (at the time) internationals; 1 capped Englishman and 1 expectant Australian; quite possibly another million in there.

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BathMatt53 (IP Logged)

Re: Medical Jokers
16 March, 2017 12:01
WT I agree with this - although it would be pretty tough to get Charles from the Injury Dispensation additional cap extension:

5.3(e) the proposed replacement has either an equivalent level of experience to the Injured Player or has less experience than the Injured Player;

We don't have to use it if we don't need to.

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