SHOULD I GET AN AGENT?
In essence an agent is a manager and therefore manages a player’s career to get the best possible outcome. Among the many advantages to having an agent here at Rugby League Sports Management are the resources available to assist a player in making the most of any deal offered, media exposure, welfare support, financial and post career planning and sponsorship deals.
CAN ANYONE BE MY AGENT?
A player may not be managed by anybody who is not accredited – unless he represents himself or by his parent/guardian (if under 18). If you are approached, you can check the agent’s credentials at www.rlpa.com.au
HOW LONG IS A CONTRACT?
Contracts can range from 2 – 7 years. This is to allow the time to help develop the player’s potential. In addition, it takes several years, for the most part, before any real career begins. The length of our contracts, are usually negotiable.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Agents can differ in charges. The industry standard is anywhere between 8 – 10% + GST in fees and 20 – 25% + GST in sponsorship fees.