List of Highest Paid Rugby Players

S.N Name Date of Birth Birth Place Position Salary
1 Dan Carter 5 March 1982 Southbridge, New Zealand Fly-half, Inside Centre €1.8m
2 Matt Giteau 29 September 1982 Sidney, NSW, Australia Fly-half, Halfback €1.2m
3 Leigh Halfpenny 22 December 1988 Gorseinon, Wales Fullback, Wing € 770,000
4 Bryan Habana 12 June 1983 Johannesburg, South Africa Wing € 600,000
5 Jonathan Sexton 11 July 1985 Dublin, Ireland Fly-half £650,000
6 Morgan Parra 15 November 1988 Metz, Lorraine, France Scrum half / Fly half £436,000
7 Bakkies Botha 22 September 1979 Newcastle, South Africa Lock £389,000
8 Thierry Dusautoir 18 November 1981 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Flanker, Back-row £408,120
9 Mike Blair 20 April 1981 Edinburgh, Scotland Scrum-half $468,300
10 Nicolas Evans 29 September 1982 Sidney, New South Wales, Australia Inside centre, Fly-half, Halfback $353,400
11 Jamie Roberts 8 November 1986 Newport, United Kingdom Centre, Fullback, Wing £380,000
12 Charles Piutau 31 October 1991 Auckland Fullback £650,000
13 Carl Hayman 14 November 1979 Opunake, New Zealand Prop € 410,000
14 Dimitri Szarzewski 26 January 1983 Narbonne, France Hooker € 410,000
15 Ma’a Nonu 21 May 1982 Wellington, New Zealand Centre € 770,000
16 Manu Tuilagi 18 May 1991 Fogapoa Centre € 575,000
17 Colin Slade, Pau 10 October 1987 Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Fly-half, Fullback, Wing, Centre £450,000
18 Duane Vermeulen 3 July 1986 Nelspruit, South Africa Flanker £450,000
19 Conrad Smith 12 October 1981 Hawera, New Zealand Centre £400,000
20 Jonny Wilkinson 25 May 1979 Frimley, Surrey, England, UK Fly-half, Inside centre € 56,000