Sean Fitzpatrick of New Zealand

All Black Sean Fitzpatrick epitomised the rugged hardness of a Test-match forward. He is indisputably one of the greatest hookers of all time

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

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