Top 5 Highest paid players in the Gallagher Premiership revealed

Since its inception in 1996, the Premiership has changed English Rugby drastically from an amateur sport to a career where you can make serious money.

In 1996, the average wage of a football in the first division was approximately £1,600 a month. Thirty years later, that figure now stands at roughly £3,500.

Below is a list of the five highest paid players in the Gallagher Premiership.

#5. George Ford (Leicester Tigers) – £600,000


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