Willie John McBride playing for the Lions

Major teams: Ballymena Country: Ireland Test span: 1962-75 Ireland caps: 63 (63 starts) Lions caps: 17 (17 starts) Test points: 7 (2T) Rugby’s Greatest: Willie John McBride Not the least…

Graham Price, Pontypool v Australia 1984

When it comes to scrummaging, no one did it better than the rock of Pontypool. Graham Price is one of the greats

Ian McLauchlan

'Mighty Mouse' Ian Mclauchlan made a mockery of those who doubted he could mix it with bigger opponents in Test rugby. The Scot is one of the best prop forwards…

Brian Moore charges forward

Dubbed 'The Pitbull', Lions hooker Brian Moore was a fiery presence in the outstanding England teams of the early Nineties

Jonny Wilkinson, England v SA in Bloemfontein 2000

Jonny Wilkinson is regarded by many as the epitome of professionalism in rugby. His hard work ethic made him the greatest fly-half in the world

Shane Williams scores against Australia

Shane Williams defied the normal stereotype of an international winger, and the Welshman did it by scoring 60 tries in 87 Tests. One of the great wingers of our time