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…

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…

Argentina exacted revenge on the Springboks in Salta, a week after a 78th-minute try cost them victory in their first meeting. The Pumas scored the first try of the game,…

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…

George Nepia of New Zealand

Major Teams: Hawke’s Bay, East Coast Country: New Zealand Test span: 1924-30 Test caps: 9 (9 starts) Test points: 5 (1C, 1P) Twice weekly he displayed remarkable pluck, uniquely appearing…