The world’s highest-paid XV featuring Itoje and Farrell earn over £11m-per-year - Ruck

The world’s highest-paid XV featuring Itoje and Farrell earn over £11m-per-year

Collectively, the 15 players take home an astonishing salary of £10.8m-per-year. Take a look at who makes it into the side below…

The World Cup winning wing – whose tried helped Toulouse clinch the French Top League and European Champions Cup double last season – has been lured to Toulon for a €1.8 million ($3 million) fee, according to European media outlets.

The 27-year-old, who joined Toulouse from the Stormers in 2017, took to social media to thank the club and its fans for four memorable years.

“I will be forever grateful for all I have learned and experienced with Stade Toulousain,’’ Kolbe said in messages published in English and in French.

“The lessons learned and the memories made stretch far beyond the rugby field.’’

BACK-THREE:

  • Fullback: BEAUDEN BARRETT £780k (Suntory Goliath)
  • Winger: CHARLES PIUTAU £1m (Bristol Bears)
  • Winger: CHESLIN KOLBE £850k (Toulon)

CENTRES:

  • Centre: VIRIMI VAKATAWA £780k (Racing 92)
  • Centre: OWEN FARRELL £750k (Saracens)

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