Rugby is getting famous day by day. Although, it may not have the same global appeal as soccer or basketball, it is now one of the most popular sport played in many countries around the world and have a large fan following. The top-tier leagues organized throughout the planet besides the international competitions on which the big names participate. Thus, Rugby is becoming financially strong and so are the teams. Here are the complete details about the top 10 richest rugby clubs in the world as their net worth and annual revenue revealed.
Top 10 Richest Rugby Clubs In The World
- Top 10 Richest Rugby Clubs In The World
- Top 10 Richest Rugby Clubs In The World | Net Worth
1 – Racing 92: $509 Million
This French rugby club represents Paris in one of the top league French Top 14. It is the richest rugby union club in the world with the net worth of $509 million estimated. The main reason behind this enormous balance is basically their merchandise sales and sponsorships. Racing 92 have been phenomenal throughout the history of the league with winning French Top 14 title three times.
2 – Toulon: $363 Millions
If we look back to 3 or 4 years, Toulon is never there where it is meant to be due to poor marketing strategy and limited branding. However, things gets changed in the last few years and now it is listed at number 2 among the richest rugby clubs in the world. The 3 times winner of European Champions Cup have also 4 Top 14 titles on their card and is currently having the net worth of estimated $363 millions.
3- Leicester Tigers: $325 Million
Having the part of English Premiership, the English club based in Leicester. Talking about their performance so far in the competition, there is no match to them. Leicester has made their way to Premiership Rugby title on 10 occasions and also reached the European Championship final many times but failed to win it. These performances has brought some serious money to the club owners and its worth is now around $325 million.
4 – Saracens: $270 Million
Another English club, based in London, is present in the list with the estimated net worth of $270 million. The club has presented a great show not only in the history of English league, but also in Champions cup. They have won 5 Premiership and 3 European Cups so far. Saracens has signed some lucrative endorsements deals recently with some wealthiest brands and add enormous money to their accounts.
5 – Harlequins: $243 Millions
Harlequins is present at number 5 in the list of most richest rugby clubs. The club is also based in London and competes in the English top tier rugby union competition, the Premiership Rugby. They have also produced epic show in the league and has won the title on one occasion. While the European Challenge Cup twice. The estimated net worth of of Harlequins is $243 million to the date.
6 – Munster: $227 Millions
Munster is one of the most famous rugby union team from the island of Ireland which competes in the United Rugby Championship and the European Rugby Champions Cup.The club is based in Limerick and and has won the European cup 2 times and Pro 14 on 3 occasions. With the total estimated net worth of $227 million, Munster is placed 6th in the list.
7 – Glasgow Warriors: $211 Million
Glasgow Warriors, professional rugby union club which is the part of Pro14 and represents Glasgow, having won the title twice. However, the performance of the team is not worth watching since the last few years. Still, it manages to sign lucrative sponsorships and image rights deals, bringing some good figures to the bank. The net worth of the team has now crossed the $211 million mark.
8 – Bath Rugby: $195 Million
Bath Rugby is an English club, based in Bath and competes in Premiership Rugby. They have been crowned with the title once and remained the champions European Challenge Cup on one occasion. As per the reports, the club has faced decline in the total net worth because of COVID crisis and it is having the current balance of $195 millions, making it rank at number 8 among the richest rugby clubs in the world.
9 – Clermont Auvergne: $189 Millions
Clermont Auvergne are two times French Top 14 champions in 2009-10 and 2016-17 and represents Clermont-Ferrand in the top tier French competition. Also their performance is far better in the European Champions Cup and reached the finals three times. With the net worth of $189 millions, Clermont is present at number 9.
10 – Wasps: $184 Millions
Wasps, another rugby union club, based in Coventry and performs in the English Premiership Rugby. They have won the league title seven times and the European Champions Cup twice. The team is currently having the net worth around $184 millions and is still increasing as the team has signed new deals with multiple rich brands.
Top 10 Richest Rugby Clubs In The World | Net Worth
|1||Racing 92||Top 14||$509 Million|
|2||Toulon||Top 14||$363 Million|
|3||Leicester Tigers||Premiership Rugby||$325 Million|
|4||Saracens||Premiership Rugby||$270 Million|
|5||Harlequins||Premiership Rugby||$243 Million|
|6||Munster||United Rugby Championship||$227 Million|
|7||Glasgow Warriors||United Rugby Championship||$211 Million|
|8||Bath Rugby||Premiership Rugby||$195 Million|
|9||Clermont Auvergne||Top 14||$189 Million|
|10||Wasps||Premiership Rugby||$184 Million|
All these are the details about the top 10 most richest rugby clubs in the world. If there is any change, we will make them available here. Stay tuned for more information!