David Kirk will always be remembered as one of the greatest scrum-halves ever. The New Zealander held aloft the first World Cup in 1987
Australia's cerebral scrum-half, Nick Farr-Jones, is considered by many as one of the greats of our game
South African second-row Victor Matfield has done much in rugby to grant him the title of one of the greatest
South Africa's Schalk Burger has a fearsome reputation as a hard-hitting tackler, a loyal servant to the Springboks, he is one of the greatest blindsides of all time
South Africa's Joost van der Westhuizen possessed all of the traits that made up a world class scrum-half
New Zealand's Kieran Read is fast becoming the greatest No 8 of all time
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
Italy's greatest player ever, Sergio Parisse is the second highest cap winner amongst forwards.
The only current international player on our list, Emily Scarratt makes the grade as one of the most influential Test players in a generation. Many will remember Scarratt best as…