Wigan two-point deduction suspended for 12 months on appeal

Wigan lift the Super League trophy after winning the 2018 Grand Final
Wigan lift the Super League trophy after winning the 2018 Grand Final

Wigan's two-point deduction for breaching Super League's salary cap has been upheld but suspended for 12 months on appeal.

The Warriors took their case to arbitration service Sport Resolutions after being punished by an independent tribunal appointed by the Rugby Football League.

The outcome of the appeal effectively means the champions' points have been restored, although they have been ordered to pay a fine of £5,000 and costs of £2,000 for the original hearing.

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