David Kirk holds aloft the Webb Ellis Cup

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

Schalk Burger

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

Dan Carter

Pound for pound, New Zealand's Dan Carter is thought by many to be the greatest fly-half to have graced the game

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…