Which Premiership records were broken in 2019/20? - Ruck

Which Premiership records were broken in 2019/20?

See how the competition’s history books have been rewritten during a remarkable campaign

MOST WINS: Richard Wigglesworth, the league’s record appearance holder, now has the most wins in the competitions history with 196 victories recorded.

LONGEST PREMIERSHIP CAREER: Wigglesworth (17y 260d) overtook journeyman fly-half Andy Goode (17y 155d) and Mike Tindall (16y 197d) during the 2019/20 season

RECORD DEFEAT: Leicester Tigers suffered their most humiliating defeat in Premiership history as they were despatched 54-7 by Wasps. Check out every Premiership sides record defeat.

MOST TRIES AT SANDY PARK: Winger Olly Woodburn (23) has now scored more Premiership tries than anyone at the home of Exeter Chiefs, leapfrogging number 8 Thomas Waldrom (20)

MOST PREMIERSHIP GAMES WITHOUT SCORING A TRY: Wasps prop Kieran Brookes has been closing in on this record for a while and has now gone 140 without crossing the whitewash.

LONGEST HEAD COACH TENURE: Exeter Chiefs boss Rob Baxter (2868 days) leapfrogged former Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder (2792 days) to claim the record.


The Premiership’s three highest earning players in every position


  1. Charles Piutau (Bristol Bears) – £1m
  2. Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs) – £550k
  3. Mike Brown (Harlequins) – £300k


  1. Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs) – £450k
  2. Manu Tuilagi (Sale Sharks) -£350k
  3. Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby) – £325k