Wests Tiger Salary Cap Force Out Kyle Lovett

The Wests Tigers are reportedly $200,000 over the salary cap and as a result they have asked Kyle Lovett to leave the club immediately.

Lovett, 23, has made 43 appearances for the Wests Tigers since making his debut for the club against the Gold Coast Suns in Round 1 of the 2015 season.

Lovett played for the Wests Tigers’ NYC team in the 2012 and 2013 seasons. He was named the team’s Player of the Year for both seasons and captained the side as they won the grand final in 2012.

Now, due to salary salary cap breaches, Lovett has been told by the Tigers to look elsewhere for the 2017.

The Wests Tigers are believed to be paying upto $750,000 of Robbie Farah’s 2017 contract after releasing him from his contract to join the South Sydney Rabbitohs for next season.

With most NRL clubs list almost settle, it is beleived the Lovett best chance to find a club for 2017 is English Super League, with Salford Red Devils, Huddersfield Giants and Super League Giant St Helens already showing interest in the young second-rower.