The most valuable XV of players included in Warren Gatland’s British & Irish Lions squad is worth almost £8m, according to The Rugby Paper.
Using their list of the highest-paid rugby players, we’ve put together the highest-paid per season Lions XV, which would be worth a stunning £7,765,000.
15. Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs/Scotland) – £550,000: The fullback has spent nine seasons with Glasgow and established himself as one of the most exciting broken-field runners in world rugby before joining Exeter Chiefs.
14. Anthony Watson (Bath/England) – £350,000
11. Liam Williams (Scarlets/Wales) – £400,000 – Wales Online revealed that the wideman was set for a bumper payday when he returned to the Welsh region from Saracens in 2020.