When professional athletes change sports: Sport development, sanctity of contract, and restraint of trade in the NRL

Fairley, Sheranne, Snyder, Kevin, Kellett, Pamm and Hill, Brad (2013) When professional athletes change sports: Sport development, sanctity of contract, and restraint of trade in the NRL. Sport Management Review, 16 1: 111-119. doi:10.1016/j.smr.2011.12.001


Author Fairley, Sheranne
Snyder, Kevin
Kellett, Pamm
Hill, Brad
Title When professional athletes change sports: Sport development, sanctity of contract, and restraint of trade in the NRL
Journal name Sport Management Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1441-3523
1839-2083
Publication date 2013-02
Year available 2013
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.smr.2011.12.001
Volume 16
Issue 1
Start page 111
End page 119
Total pages 9
Place of publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract This case study provides insight into a current issue faced by sporting leagues—the movement of professional players to different sports. As the case illustrates, the movement of professional players across sport codes can have a profound impact on the management of sport development, the management of player contracts, and legal issues in restraint of trade.
Keyword Sport development
Restraint of trade
Contract law
Rugby league
Rugby union
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Non HERDC
UQ Business School Publications
 
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