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CANTERBURY Bulldogs winger Steve Turner says the NRL salary cap is working, despite the Melbourne Storm and Gold Coast Titans being accused of breaching the system in the past week.<br /><br />The league launched an investigation into the Storm’s books last weekend, after allegations the club failed to disclose a third-party payment to captain Cameron Smith.<br /><br />The Titans have also come under fire over a deal involving skipper Scott Prince.<br /><br />Turner was forced to leave the Storm last season because of salary cap constraints, but said the system was fair.<br /><br />“I think the salary cap is doing a great job. Unfortunately for me I had to leave the Storm because of it, but I’m really loving my time at the Bulldogs.” Turner told BigPond Sports Weekend.<br /><br />The Storm have squeezed three high-priced stars - Smith, Greg Inglis and Billy Slater - into their starting line-up but Turner said the club's ability to get the most from all its players allowed it to thrive despite the pay restrictions.<br /><br />“I think the system is fair and it’s worked for the Storm in the last few years," he said.<br /><br />"In saying that, you’ve got blokes like Ryan Tandy, Bryan Norrie, Luke MacDougall and Brett White... Craig Bellamy is able to produce these players and turn them into regular first-graders when they were on the outer at other clubs or even playing in the Premier League.<br /><br />"Bryan Norrie was looking at playing as a captain/coach for a country side this year and now he’s playing first grade for the Storm.”<br /><br />Turner scored two tries in the Bulldogs’ win over Sydney last week and said he felt settled at his new club.<br /><br />“It was a great experience for me down there in Melbourne. Due to salary cap circumstances I had to come back to Sydney, but I’ve had a great time at the Bulldogs,” he said.<br /><br />“I was away at Melbourne for six years and going to a new club is like when you first start going to school. You’re nervous about your first day. It’s taken me a couple of weeks to adapt to how the Bulldogs play, but I really enjoyed last Saturday.”
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