Simon Poidevin and Philip Matthews, 1991

A profile of Wallaby great Simon Poidevin, a player whom Grand Slam-winning coach Alan Jones called "without peer in modern rugby"

David Campese scores against Ireland

With 64 tries in 101 Tests, David Campese was for years the record try-scorer among the leading nations. But mere stats can't do justice to this coruscating Australian talent

John Eales, 2001

John Eales's influence on rugby was so profound in his ten-year Test career that the second-row is widely regarded as Australia's greatest player

Mark Ella of Australia v Combined Services, 1984

Major teams: Randwick, NSW, Milan Country: Australia Test span: 1980-84 Test caps: 25 (25 starts) Test points: 78 (6T, 3C, 8P, 8DG) David Campese calls him the best he’s ever…

George Smith grapples with New Zealand

George Smith became the youngest man to hit 100 Tests when starting against New Zealand aged 29 years and four days, no shock that the openside is now considered one…