Canterbury Bulldogs breach NRL's salary cap - reports

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Canterbury are reportedly in breach of the NRL salary cap to the tune of about $100,000.

Bulldogs' halves Trent Hodkinson and Josh Reynolds celebrate after Hodkinson's match-winning field goal against the Warriors.

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The Seven Network yester evening reported the Bulldogs, some months ago, had discovered that they were over the cap for 2017 and alerted the NRL.

Canterbury face a probable hefty fine over the breach.

The original figure is believed to have been up to $160,000.

Bulldogs CEO Raelene Castle, however, has told Seven News she's confident it will be less than $100,000 by the time final numbers are crunched within a few weeks.

By self-reporting to the NRL, it is anticipated Canterbury will be fined an amount equivalent to the final breach amount, rather than being hit with a possible deduction of premiership points.

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