WATCH | France forward gets STRAIGHT RED for punch

France prop Mohamed Haouas was shown a red card at Murrayfield for punching Scotland flanker Jamie Ritchie in the face.

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The World’s Highest-Paid Rugby Players 2020

20. Faf de Klerk (Sale Sharks) – £500,000

The Springbok playmaker enters the list after signing a new contract with the Premiership club.

19. Paddy Jackson (London Irish) – £500,000

The number 10 reportedly earns more than his ex-international teammate Sean O’Brien at the Exiles, who pockets a hefty £450,000 wage packet.

18. Sergio Parisse (Toulon) – £500,000

Italy’s captain has been a star for more years than most can remember and continues to be paid big money for his services at No.8 by Toulon.

17. Kieran Read (Toyota Verblitz) – £519,000

16. Finn Russell (Racing 92) – £535,000

Doubled his money by succeeding Carter at Racing 92 after switching from Glasgow Warriors with the Scottish Rugby Union unable to come anywhere near matching the money he was offered by the Top 14 club.

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