Average Salary For Rugby Players In South Africa

Rugby Player is a person who plays rugby.


Rugby Players Earn In South Africa

Rugby in South Africa has a lot more structure compared to football. Players have minimum wages.

The lowest-earning players earn R240 000 per year all the way to R2 million per year. There are 30 players who earn a minimum of R35 000 per month on top of their central contracts.

What are the players in rugby called?

The basics

A team is made up of 15 players, which are divided into forwards, who tend to be the bigger and stronger players that fight for possession of the ball, and the backs, who are the faster and more agile players that usually are the ones to score tries.

Who is the most paid rugby player in South Africa?

1 Handre Pollard (R20 million, Montpellier) 1 Charles Piutau (R20 million, Bristol Bears)

3 Eben Etzebeth (R18 million, Toulon)

4 Cheslin Kolbe (R17 million, Toulon) 4 Finn Russell (R17 million, Racing 92).

Who is the best rugby player in South Africa?

Springbok star Cheslin Kolbe was voted as SA’s best rugby player – by the players. He may be sidelined with a leg injury at the moment, but Cheslin Kolbe has not been forgotten by South Africa’s professional rugby players.

What is the oldest rugby club in South Africa?

Hamilton Rugby Football Club was founded in March 1875 in Cape Town and states that it is the oldest rugby union club in South Africa. Hamilton RFC played in the first official match at Newlands Stadium on 31 May 1890.