Irish Players Make Shocking World Cup Payment Claim

International pay debate

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Irish forwards Tyrone McCarthy and Kyle Amor have claimed they didn't receive any match payments for the playing in this year's World Cup. 

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Australian and Kiwi players receive $20,000 per game, while it's widely reported Tongan and Samoan players only receive $500 per game. 

However, the more shocking claim from McCarthy is how some of his teammates are financially worse for partaking in rugby league's showpiece event.

 

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