In the Zurich Premiership, the average yearly pay for a senior squad member was £60,000 in 2005. Some people get paid 3 million though yeh it has gone up to about 80,000 now 2009
£60,000 basic pay. On top of that they also get win bonuses. Sponsorship deals and advertisements are also separate and are variable depending on the player.
Please be more specific... earn more what than whom, for example...
£3000 a week
There has yet to be a professional female football player.
There is an issue presently in the union code of money. Wages between the two codes differs considerably and therefore union players who are on lower wages for for playing the game have made the change for that reason
Amy Day - Scrum half
yes. female rugby union is still only semi-professional, if that. The England Womens Rugby Union team all have other jobs as well as playing for England.
It has to be remembered that until recently (2003) Union players were not paid at all. The female game is developing and the gate money is increasing as is the sponsorship.
Rugby League was established in Huddersfield, Yorkshire in August 1895.The game came about following a long and acrimonious dispute about entitlement to pay for players ( mostly working class players) for lost wages whilst away from work.The failure of the rugby establishment to even discuss the matter led to the split and the formation of the Northern Rugby Union, which then became known as the Rugby League.
15 players in a rugby team
Super League players earn on average £50,000 - £100,000 a year in accordance to club, skill, experience ect. If you are internationally capped your wages will rise closer to the £100,000 area. Young players and academy players can be payed as little as £10,000. However Rugby Union players earn £50,000 - £300,000 a year roughly, and even more. Hence Kyle Eastmond leaving to Rugby Union club Bath, where his wages will be significantly better than at Saint. Saints being a top flight club, most players will be earning circa £80,000 - £100,000 per year.
Rugby Players' Association was created in 1998.
for rugby league it is 13 players and for rugby union it is 15 players
There are 122,598 registered rugby union players in japan.