Bonus monies for a win

2011-09-03 00:00

JOHANNESBURG — The 47 players and staff on the Springbok Rugby World Cup 2011 team stand to win up to R54 million in bonuses if they can successfully defend the Webb Ellis trophy in New Zealand.

According to The Times, the players could earn R1,5 million each, while the 17 admin staff – from coach Peter de Villiers to the kit man, will each be awarded R20 000 for each win in the group stages, R100 000 for getting past the quarter-finals, and R150 000 for the semis and final to total R470 000 each.

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