Hidden detail sheds light on Haas contract saga

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The sticking constituent successful Payne Haas' declaration breakdown with the Broncos is purely based connected squad performance, not money, according to a report.

Haas is astatine the centre of off-field play aft it was revealed that contract negotiations betwixt him and the Broncos broke down, with the 22-year-old's absorption emailing the nine seeking an contiguous merchandise connected Wednesday.

Haas is contracted to Brisbane until the extremity of the 2024 season, a woody reported to beryllium worthy $750,000 for 2022, rising to $800,000 successful 2023 and $850,000 successful 2024.

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According to Nine and The Sydney Morning Herald's Danny Weidler, show clauses are the crushed down the messy stand-off.

Weidler reports the Broncos person enactment a six-year woody connected the array for the prima prop, but Haas alternatively wants to widen his woody for 3 years worthy $1 cardinal for adjacent play and 2024, and past a bump of $1.2 cardinal for 2025.

Brisbane Broncos prop Payne Haas. (Chloe Davis/NRL Imagery)

The three-year hold allows Haas to exit the nine if the Broncos don't marque the finals successful twelvemonth 1 of the deal, oregon if they don't marque the apical six and apical 4 successful years 2 and three, according to Weidler.

Haas wants premierships and finals shot much than anything, which Weidler claims is causing the declaration play betwixt some parties.

With Brisbane missing finals implicit the past 2 seasons, the prima prop's lone sensation of post-season NRL was Brisbane's 58-0 nonaccomplishment to Parramatta successful 2019.

Haas is expected to enactment up for New South Wales successful crippled 1 of the Origin bid successful Sydney connected June 8, with Blues manager Brad Fittler to denote his squad connected Sunday night.

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