Do New Zealand run world rugby?

Eddie Jones rarely resists the chance to have a crack at opposition, or anybody else, and this week he was in typically combative mood in the gym at England’s base…

Kieran Read of New Zealand

Major teams: Canterbury, Crusaders Country: New Zealand
 Test span: 2008- New Zealand caps: 87 (80 starts) Test points: 105 (21T) * correct as of August 2016 Death, taxes and Kieran…

Dan Carter celebrates with the Webb Ellis Cup

Major teams: Canterbury, Crusaders, Perpignan, Racing Métro Country: New Zealand Test span: 2003-15 Test caps: 112 (106 starts) Test points: 1,598 (29T, 293C, 281P, 8DG) As a kicker, he has…

Carl Hayman of New Zealand

Major teams: Otago, Highlanders, Newcastle, Toulon 

Country: New Zealand 

Test span: 2001-07 
Test caps: 45 (37 starts)

 Test points: 10 (2T) Carl Hayman made his Test debut from the bench…

Richie McCaw of New Zealand

Major teams: Crusaders, Canterbury Country: New Zealand
 Test span: 2001-15 Test caps: 148 (141 starts) Test points: 135 (27T) Even before he’d made a national age-grade team though, Richie McCaw…

Jonah Lomu of New Zealand

Major teams: Counties Manukau, Wellington, Aukland Country: New Zealand Test span: 1994-2002 Test caps: 63 (54 starts) Test points: 185 (37T) Growing up in South Auckland, he started out playing…