Barry John playing for the Lions

Major teams: Llanelli, Cardiff Country: Wales
 Test span: 1966-72 Wales caps: 25 (25 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 120 (6T, 9C, 18P, 10DG) It was the New…

Jonny Wilkinson in the 2003 World Cup Final

Major teams: Newcastle, Toulon Country: England Test span: 1998-2011 England caps: 91 (79 starts) Lions caps: 6 (6 starts) Test points: 1,246 (7T, 169C, 255P, 36DG) Nobody in history has…

Hugo Porta of Argentina

Major teams: Banco Nacion Country: Argentina
 Test span: 1971-90 Argentina caps: 58 (58 starts) South America caps: 8 (8 starts) Test points: 651 (12T, 90C, 114P, 28DG) The fly-half’s first…

Gerald Davies of Wales runs with the ball during the Welsh tour to Australia.

Major teams: Llanelli, Cambridge University, London Welsh, Cardiff Country: Wales Test span: 1966-78 Wales caps: 46 (46 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 81 (23T) Such was Davies’…

John Kirwan scoots past a Welsh defender

Major clubs: Auckland, Treviso, Auckland Warriors, NEC Green Rockets Country: New Zealand Test span: 1984-94 Test caps: 63 (62 starts) Test points: 143 (35T) When John Kirwan sprinted and swerved…

Shane Williams scores against Australia

Major clubs: Neath, Ospreys, Mitsubishi Dynaboars Country: Wales Test span: 2000-11 Wales caps: 87 (84 starts) Lions caps: 4 (3 starts) Test points: 300 (60T) Shane Williams was watching as…

Jason Robinson scores in the 2003 World Cup final

Major teams: Wigan RL, Bath, Sale Country: England Test span: 2001-07 England caps: 51 (47 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 150 (30T) The 5ft 8in Yorkshireman brought…

David Campese scores against Ireland

Major clubs: ACT, Padova, Randwick, NSW, Milan Country: Australia Test span: 1982-96 Test caps: 101 (100 starts) Test points: 315 (64T, 8C, 7P, 2DG) The son of a wine-making Italian…

Bryan Habana crosses the whitewash

Major teams: Golden Lions, Blue Bulls, Bulls, Stormers, Toulon Country: South Africa Test span: 2004 – 15 Test caps: 117 (115 starts) Test points: 320 (64T) – Information accurate as…

Rory Underwood evades the Australian defence

Major teams: Leicester, Bedford Country: England Test span: 1984-96 England caps: 85 (85 starts) Lions caps: 6 (6 starts) Test points: 215 (50T) Born in Middlesborough in 1963 to a…