Your complete guide to the top five highest-paid rugby players in the Gallagher Premiership in 2022, including who earns the most.
RUCK.co.uk examines the top 10 highest-paid players in the Gallagher Premiership. We’ve based our figures on reports from Forbes, reputable news outlets and a variety of official sources to get us as close to the mark as possible.
All figures mentioned are before tax and do not include the array of bonuses and extra fees stashed away in the fine print of every contract.
Players’ various sponsorship deals are also not included but, in some cases, add extra zeroes to the end of their pay cheques.
Highest-paid footballers in the Gallagher Premiership 2021/22
#5. Dan Biggar (Wales/Northampton Saints) – £640,000
Biggar is one of Wales’ top players. The outside-half also plays for Northampton, joining the Saints in 2018 and winning the Premiership Rugby Cup with them the following year. He’s got over 90 caps for Wales and, amongst other honours, was voted the 2015 BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year.