Raiders Trio In Limbo As Salary Cap Pressure Mounts

Who will leave?

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Raiders trio Josh Hodgson, Joey Leilua and Kurt Baptiste are unsure of their future after it has been reported the club may need to shed players due to salary cap pressure. 

First reported by the Wide World of Sports, the Raiders may need to cut potentially two players to be compliant in 2018. 

Second choice hooker Kurt Baptiste is being shopped around in the English Super League but the Raiders are relucatant to release him, if they need to pay part of his salary next season. 

There are also suggestions 2016 Centre of the Year, Joey Leilua could also be moved on despite committing to the club till 2020. 

Meanwhile, first choice hooker Josh Hodgson is off-contract next season and will be sweating on teammate Baptiste leaving the club, so the English international can re-sign. 

 

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