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
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.
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…
Major teams: Harlequins, Munster Country: Ireland Test span: 1994-2003 Ireland caps: 58 (55 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 75 (15T) Brought up in Killaloe, County Clare, where…