How Much Do South African Sevens Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

There are some eye-watering high salaries reported for Springbok stars playing overseas. But the Blitkzbok contracts for South African sevens players don’t earn anywhere near those figures. This article looks at the salaries of professional South African sevens players. How Do Professional Sevens Players Get Paid In New Zealand? Before we look at the numbers, … Read more

How Much Do New Zealand Sevens Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

There are some eye-watering high salaries reported for All Blacks stars, but sevens rugby contracts don’t come anywhere near those figures. This article looks at the salaries of professional New Zealand sevens players. It’s true that individual wages are private contracts. However, the New Zealand Union (NZRFU) negotiates pay agreements with the Players Association and … Read more

How Much Do Australian Sevens Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

There are some eye-watering high salaries reported for star Wallabies, but sevens rugby contracts don’t come anywhere near those numbers. This article looks at the salaries of the men and women’s professional sevens teams in Australia. It’s true that individual salaries are private contracts. However, when Rugby Australia agreed to parity between men and women … Read more

How Much Do Ireland Sevens Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

You may be surprised at the relatively low salaries earned by Irish sevens rugby players currently. They don’t come anywhere near the contracts earned by the professional fifteens players. This article takes a close look at Ireland sevens contracts. Although individual salaries are private, there has been more scrutiny in recent years as the IRFU … Read more

How Much Do England Sevens Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

There are some eye-watering high salaries reported for English rugby stars, but sevens rugby contracts in England don’t come anywhere near those numbers. This article looks at the salaries of professional sevens players in England. It’s true that individual salaries are private contracts. However, there has been more scrutiny in recent years as the RFU … Read more

What Is A Test Match In Rugby? (Explained For Beginners)

When the All Blacks toured Great Britain in 1972, their games against England and Wales were test matches. However, when a Welsh club in Llanelli famously beat the mighty tourists, the game was not a test match. The British & Irish Lions played three tests against the Springboks in 2021. However, a prior match between … Read more

Rugby Players Who Became Lawyers (Eight!)

There are plenty of rugby players who became lawyers when they hung up their boots and some who got their legal qualifications while playing. Which ones are the most famous? Did you hear about the former England captain who went to prison and coached the inmates’ rugby team? Can you name the two American presidents … Read more

How Popular Is Rugby In The USA? (All The Stats)

Rugby is a growing sport in the USA, but just how popular is it? The playing numbers and television audience are dwarfed by the big five U.S. sports of baseball, basketball, ice hockey, football, and soccer. However, rugby now has a professional tournament to add to historic college competitions. This article looks at rugby’s popularity … Read more

How Much Do Dallas Jackals Players Earn? (2022)

Let’s review the salaries of Dallas Jackals rugby players in Major League Rugby. It’s true that salaries are private contracts between the franchise and players. Dallas Jackals don’t publish the details. However, information gets around the small circles of Texas rugby. We’ve collected and reviewed all the details from credible sources. How Do Dallas Jackals … Read more