In England, the best-paid rugby players earn between $200,000 pounds, or $281,118, up to $1 million pounds, or $140 million. 2018 World Rugby player of the year Johnny Sexton returned to his native Leinster five years ago following a brief stint with Racing 92 and has gone on to become Ireland’s highest-paid player… Dan Carter.

Elite athletes are earning more than ever thanks to soaring salaries driven by ever-richer TV contracts. Contract values are based on reported figures and as such, cannot be viewed as being 100% accurate. Please click on the figure to view the source for the contract value. 2018 World Rugby player of the year Johnny Sexton returned to his native Leinster five years ago following a brief stint with Racing 92, and has gone on to become Ireland's highest-paid player. Only players with reported contract values are listed.

If you have information on the contract values for other players, let us know. Michael Morgan is the latest entry into the NRL’s million dollar club. Rugby players in the United States make quite a bit less, with some estimates putting the highest-paid players earning about $70,000 annually. Highest Paid Rugby Players in the World 1.

Finn Russell (Scotland/Racing 92) – £535,000 (€611,276) 2018 World Rugby player of the year Johnny Sexton returned to his native Leinster five years ago following a brief stint with Racing 92 and has gone on to become Ireland’s highest-paid player. Dan Carter is currently the highest-paid rugby player in the world. Following the news that Wasps are attempting to make David Pocock the best-paid player in the world, we look at rugby's highest earners He is New Zealand’s best fly-half and he plays for his club, Racing Metro, in France. This makes him the highest-paid rugby player in the world. 13.

A list of the highest paid players in the NRL. With many NRL stars now on big money contracts, we thought we'd take a look at the top 20 paid players in the league.

NRL Rich List: Who Are The Highest Paid Players In The NRL? The NRL is … His contract at the French club offers him an annual salary of £1.1 million. 2. ... Hayne was not previously a registered rugby league player, making him exempt to the June 30 transfer deadline.