The Five Highest Paid Players In World Rugby In 2022 - Ruck

The Five Highest Paid Players In World Rugby In 2022

The top five earning players in world rugby for 2022 have been revealed – with Handre Pollard astonishingly earning more than double the amount of Marcus Smith.

World Player of the Year also misses out on the list, earning a reportedly £325k less than the player in fifth.

RUCK here takes a look at the world’s five highest-paid players, in club rugby:

Highest Paid Players In World Rugby In 2022

#5. Maro Itoje

  • Club: Saracens
  • Salary: £825k

When Itoje was rumoured to be interested in joining Racing 92 last year, club president Jacky Lorenzetti let slip that the lock wanted €1million for the deal to go through. Reports indicate he earns between £800k and £850k from Sarries.

Maro Itoje of the Saracens during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Match between Bath Rugby and Saracens at the Recreation Ground on 17 Oct. Photo: Steve Haag/PPAUK

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