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Best paid rugby players

Jamie Roberts of Racing Metro 92 is the 10th highest earning Rugby player. He pockets an annual salary of £380,000.

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Toulon’s Bakkies Botha is the 9th highest earner in the game. His £389,000 annual salary seems a little large given that the South African is heading towards the twilight of his career.

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Thierry Dusautoir earns £408,120 from playing for Toulouse in the Top 14. This list is dominated by players from that league but you won’t find many other Frenchmen in the top 10.

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Thierry Dusautoir earns £408,120 from playing for Toulouse in the Top 14. This list is dominated by players from that league but you won’t find many other Frenchmen in the top 10.

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The French scrum half Morgan Parra is 7th in our list. His £436,000 earnings also come from the Top 14. This is a player who made a name for himself over the past 5 seasons and someone who’s still at the top of his game.

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Bryan Habana gets £474,600 from Toulon and its easy to see why he’s worth so much. He’s been one of the top players in the French championship for the past few seasons.

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Johnny Sexton of Racing Metro 92 commands £494,000 a year. When the Irish superstar joined Racing Metro there was a lot of buzz but he’s failed to live up to expectations.

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Johnny Sexton of Racing Metro 92 commands £494,000 a year. When the Irish superstar joined Racing Metro there was a lot of buzz but he’s failed to live up to expectations.

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Sam Burgess’s current £500,000 deal makes him the 4th highest earning Rugby player on the planet. This is the 1st player on our list playing in the English Premiership.

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Leigh Halfpenny’s big reputation meant that he was offered a £600,000 per year deal by Toulon. Many commentators say that he’s not lived up to expectations.

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Matt Giteau is another Toulon player and the world’s second highest earning player. He commands £700,000 a year.

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Dan Carter is the world’s highest paid player. Racing Metro 92 give him a cool £1,000,000 a year. His salary accounts for around half of the million he’ll earn, while the other half comes from endorsements.

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Dan Carter is the world’s highest paid player. Racing Metro 92 give him a cool £1,000,000 a year. His salary accounts for around half of the million he’ll earn, while the other half comes from endorsements.

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