How Much Do Clermont Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of rugby players at ASM Clermont Auvergne in the French Top 14. It’s true that individual salaries are private contracts and the details are seldom made public by the club. However, several companies associated with players publish annual statistics and other details. We can make good estimates on salary … Read more

How Much Do Rugby Players Earn In France? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of professional players in the Top 14 and the Pro D2 (the second professional division). It’s true that individual salaries are private contracts and the figures are seldom published by clubs. However, our sources include details from player agents and also from the official group that regulates the salary … Read more

Why Do Rugby Players Jog Off At Half Time? (Explained)

Next time you watch a rugby match, check out the players when the whistle blows at halftime. Most will turn and jog toward the tunnel or in the direction of the changing rooms. They’ve just spent forty minutes hammering into rucks, throwing themselves into tackles, and chasing long kicks. They must be exhausted! So, why … Read more

How Much Do Ulster Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of Ulster rugby players. It’s important to acknowledge that player salaries are private contracts. The province or the IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union) don’t publish the details. However, Irish (and Northern Ireland) rugby is a small circle. It’s not too hard to gather numbers from good sources. How Do … Read more

How Much Do Connacht Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of Connacht rugby players. We acknowledge from the outset that player salaries are private contracts. The province or the IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union) don’t publish the details. However, Ireland is a small country and the rugby circles are even smaller. It’s not too hard to gather numbers from … Read more

How Much Do Munster Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of Munster rugby players. It’s important to acknowledge that player salaries are private contracts. The province or the IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union) don’t publish the details. However, Ireland is a small country and the rugby circles are even smaller. It’s not too hard to gather numbers from good … Read more

How Much Do Leinster Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article looks at the salaries of Leinster rugby players. We’ll cover the star earners, the younger players, and the senior Leinster players who don’t play for Ireland. It’s true that individual salaries are private contracts and the details are seldom made public by the province or the IRFU (Irish Rugby Football Union). However, Ireland … Read more

How Much Do Ireland Rugby Players Earn? (2022)

This article examines the salaries of professional rugby players in the four Irish provinces (clubs) and how much they are paid for playing for Ireland. It’s true that individual salaries are private contracts and the details are seldom made public. However, Ireland is a small country, and information leaks out into rugby circles. We’ve compiled … Read more

Why Do Rugby Players Bounce The Ball Before Kick-Off?

You’ve probably seen flyhalves bounce the ball off the ground a few times before they kick-off. Of course, this isn’t mandatory. But why do so many players do it? I asked a few number tens and got some different answers. Some mentioned several of these reasons. Let’s run through them. Checking The Firmness Of The … Read more

Are NFL Players Faster Than Rugby Players? (Solved)

I’ve crunched the numbers and came to these conclusions: NFL players are on average slightly faster than rugby players The fastest players in rugby are faster than the fastest players in the NFL Wait. Does that seem contradictory? And am I comparing every position in the sports or just the most similar ones? And where … Read more