England v New Zealand, 2018

Thorny Encounters is a history of England v The All Blacks – Rugby World reviews this book on their famous rivalry and offers a chance to win one of six

John Kirwan scoots past a Welsh defender

John Kirwan won the 1987 World Cup with New Zealand. The attacking prowess he showed in that tournament alone, set him up to be one of the greatest wingers of…

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

Sean Fitzpatrick of New Zealand

With a win rate of 82%, it's no surprise that New Zealand's Sean Fitzpatrick, is considered one of the greatest hookers 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

Richie McCaw of New Zealand

Richie McCaw is the greatest openside flanker of all time, the New Zealand captain won back-to-back World Cups

Jonah Lomu

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’.