Interesting the stance Gallop will take on this, there appears to be an attempt to deceive and break the salary gap rules - the intent is there and is there any difference between that what Storm did? EXCLUSIVE THE NRL will reject South Sydney's contract with Greg Inglis if the superstar is listed as receiving significantly less than $300,000 under the salary cap. Third-party deals with Inglis will become assessable under the cap because they will be deemed to have been negotiated at the same time he agreed to join the Rabbitohs. Veteran player manager Wayne Beavis has taken over negotiations on behalf of Inglis while his regular agent, Allan Gainey, is on leave. Advertisement: Story continues below NRL salary cap auditor Ian Schubert has not completed his investigation into Inglis's contract with Souths, but it is understood the NRL is convinced any third-party deals have been, in effect, guaranteed by the club. Schubert's investigation into Inglis's contract has widened to include other player contracts at the club and the association between sponsors and the club's celebrity owners, actor Russell Crowe and businessman Peter Holmes a Court. Crowe recently told a late-night TV show that Inglis would receive $1.8 million over three years. Schubert's probe follows a letter from a South Sydney fan who has demanded the NRL provide an explanation of how the club can afford to fit one of the world's best forwards, Sam Burgess, Kiwi hooker Issac Luke, Bronco recruit David Taylor and Inglis inside the cap. The fan, skilled in forensic accounting, has traced the links between certain players and the club's sponsors and owners. He cites quotes from South Sydney chief executive Shane Richardson saying on three occasions the Rabbitohs could not sign Inglis because of lack of salary cap space. He points out Richardson's defence that he was unaware at the time of NRL increases in salary cap allowances is at odds with Souths' website listing these concessions on June 22. Some of the links the fan has drawn between Inglis, Crowe, sponsors and a rival code could conveniently be listed under the heading conspiracy theory. One of Inglis's projected third-party sponsors is $50,000 from ANZ Stadium, venue of Souths' home games: Crowe recently narrated a Ben Hur spectacular for ANZ Stadium: ANZ Stadium is managed by a company owned by AFL chairman, Mike Fitzpatrick; AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou announced recently his code would not be pursuing Inglis if his deal with Souths collapsed. Fitzpatrick has undertaken to remove himself from any conflict-of-interest situations and it's likely the AFL's lack of interest in Inglis is more to do with his unsuitability for the stamina-challenging code. The Rabbitohs maintain Inglis's contract is back-loaded, meaning that he will receive higher payments in the final years of the deal. Souths salary cap payments to Inglis in 2011 will be $190,000 plus a car valued at $25,000 and a marquee player allowance of $100,000 with Star City, while the following two years it will be $350,000 a year, plus the car and the marquee allowance. He has four third-party deals which Souths maintain are outside the cap - $100,000 with an unknown sponsor; two for $25,000 and the $50,000 ANZ Stadium deal. They claim it is almost the same deal as he agreed with the Broncos, before he walked out of the club following entreaties from Crowe and friend Anthony Mundine. However, while the Brisbane third-party deals were at arm's length from the club, the NRL believes Inglis's Rabbitohs sponsorships have been effectively guaranteed by Souths. Which raises the question why didn't the Broncos deals follow Inglis to Redfern?