How many IRFU central contracts are there?
All seven are on central contracts and will head to the negotiating table with performance director David Nucifora shortly. Furlong signed a one-year extension last year and the Leinster and Ireland tighthead would command a hefty salary abroad, while Sexton remains Ireland’s tactical fulcrum and leader.
How much does Johnny Sexton make a year?
Dublinlive.ie: Johnny Sexton’s current IRFU salary is believed to be around €650,000 every season.
How many caps has Bundee Aki?
Bundee AKI – Ireland (Rugby) – International Rugby Union Caps. game against England at Twickenham. International career: Played 31, Won 24, Lost 7.
Who are the IRFU’s 14 centrally contracted players?
Who are the IRFU’s 14 centrally contracted players? 1 Tommy Bowe. Ireland’s second-highest try scorer (30) remains under contract until 2018. 2 Rob Kearney. The Louth native penned a deal in 2014 that will see the gifted full-back remain 3 Andrew Trimble. The versatile Ulster back, Ireland’s player of the tournament from
What went wrong with the IRFU’s Player contract review group?
It left the IRFU’s player contract review group, which involved volunteer administrators such as Limerick bank manager Martin O’Sullivan, frequently criticised for being too slow to negotiate and often accused of being too stingy with the remuneration packages it offered.
What are the most high-profile IRFU contract negotiations in recent years?
The most high-profile IRFU contract negotiations of recent years was Johnny Sexton’s decision in 2014 to reject the Irish offer on the table and take Racing Metro up on their offer of a deal reportedly worth €750,000 per annum.
Are provinces footing the bill for centrally contracted players?
The number of centrally contracted players has fallen sharply in recent years and one of the consequences is that the provinces have to foot the bill for those outside the elite deals.