Every Gallagher Premiership club’s highest paid player has been ranked based on their value to the team.
RUCK have taken a stab at seeing which stars are worth the money they make in regards to what they do on the field.
Five players such as Saracens superstar Maro Itoje and Harlequins playmaker Marcus Smith make the top tier thanks to being true focal points of their team.
But a fair few are in the bottom tier after barely contributing in the top-flight.
Check out the entire list below, with all data coming from Spotrac.
TIER ONE – Fantastic value for money
- Marcus Smith (Harlequins) – £460,000 per season
- Faf de Klerk (Sale Sharks) – £500,000 per season
- Paddy Jackson (London Irish) – £500,000 per season
- Mike Brown (Newcastle Falcons) – £250,000 per season
- Maro Itoje (Saracens) – £850,000 per season