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England players will share a jackpot of over £ 1.2 millionif they beat New Zealandto reach their first World Cup final since 2007. It is believed to be the biggest single bonus payment for a Test match.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) pay-out is more thandouble what New Zealand’s players will earn. Steve Hansen’s squad will receive just over £ 17, 000 per player for reaching the final as they seek a third successive World Cup – a total of £ 536, 300.
It is understood the RFU will pay out £ 41, 298 to each member of Jones’ 31 – man squad – a total of £ 1. 28 million – should they defeat Hansen’s …
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