New Zealand's Kieran Read is fast becoming the greatest No 8 of all time
The enigmatic Brian O'Driscoll is Ireland's all time leading Test cap player, and one of the greatest centres to grace the game
One of the greatest second-rows to play the game, we profile the imposing figure of Martin Johnson.
Pound for pound, New Zealand's Dan Carter is thought by many to be the greatest fly-half to have graced the game
Richie McCaw is the greatest openside flanker of all time, the New Zealand captain won back-to-back World Cups
The late Jonah Lomu was a bona fide global superstar. The New Zealand winger's name can be linked with the term ‘shock and awe’.
Italy's greatest player ever, Sergio Parisse is the second highest cap winner amongst forwards.
Jason Robinson, James Haskell and Austin Healey will be commentating on matches at Soneva’s resorts in the Maldives and Thailand
From front-rows to emergency tens and failed drug tests, Paul Williams assesses rugby's latest goings-on
Aussie prospect Fraser McReight looked up to Sam Warburton and George Smith growing up