Richest Rugby Clubs in the World

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Monday, July 1st, 2013 | 0

Top 15 richest Rugby Clubs in the world

Every year magazines like Forbes, Deloitte, IFFHS revealed their richlist about different sports and the top 10 teams around the world so I was wondering where do our beloved Rugby clubs stands when it comes to sports club richlist, so taking a look at the top 50 richest teams around the globe there is no mentioning of any Rugby club, first of course is Real Madrid and Manchester United than list moves to USA with their local sports teams.

Here is the small research I did and i found a top 15 list which rate teams according to the revenue earned in the last couple of years, Its wont show how much wealthy a rugby club is but just how much they are making every year, and not surprisingly most of the clubs are from France, take a look at the follwing list.

Top 15 Rugby Clubs (Revenue + Profit wise)

  • 01. Toulouse
  • 02. Clermont Auvergne
  • 03. Leicester Tigers
  • 04. Stade Francais
  • 05. Racing Metro 92
  • 06. Toulon
  • 07. Brive
  • 08. Montpellier
  • 09. Biarritz Olympique
  • 10. Perpignan
  • 11. Northampton Saints
  • 12. Bayonne
  • 13. Castres Olympique
  • 14. Harlequins
  • 15. Gloucester

The above list was published in Sports Business Group at Deloitte, back in september 2012. I could not find any information regarding the richest clubs in 2013-14 but I will keep looking and as soon as I find something i will be posting it here.

Although if we look at the highest attendance record in the Rugby league matches around the world we can see that here as well French clubs are leading and that is the cause of French Clubs dominating in terms of revenue. here are the top 5 clubs with the highest percetage of attendance.

Highest Match Attendance Average

  1. Leicester Tigers
  2. Toulouse 
  3. Clermont Auvergne
  4. Munster
  5. Bayonne
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