The 12 highest-paid players currently in the Gallagher Premiership - Ruck

The 12 highest-paid players currently in the Gallagher Premiership

With the Gallagher Premiership returning this week, we have had a look at the paid players in the league.

*NOTE: This is only a list of players whose salaries have been revealed in the media.

12. Danny Cipriani (Gloucester) – £400,000

The fly-half was on £190,000 to £200,000 when he first joined the Cherry and Whites, which was a relatively modest wage for a player of his calibre and experience. It’s been reported that his new deal is closer to £400,000.

Danny Cipriani of Gloucester Rugby during the Gallagher Premiership Match between Saracens and Gloucester Rugby at Allianz Park, London on September 23. – PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK

11. Joe Launchbury (Wasps) – £420,000

The England second-row became the clubs highest-paid player after extending his contract earlier this season.

9-. Sean O’Brien (London Irish) – £450,000

9=. Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs) – £450,000

The Mail Online reported Slade will be paid around £450,000-a-year after signing a new two-year deal at Sandy Park earlier this year while teammate Jack Nowell will earn £350,000.

Elliot Daly of England, Henry Slade of England and Jack Nowell of England during the Quilter International Match between England and South Africa at Twickenham Stadium, Richmond, London on November 3. – PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK