André Boniface
André Boniface (born August 14, 1934 in Montfort-en-Chalosse) is a former international rugby union player for France. His usual position was either on the wing or in the centres. His Test career for ...
J.P.R. Williams
John Peter Rhys Williams MBE FRCS (born 2 March 1949) is a former rugby union footballer who represented Wales in international rugby during their Golden Era in the 1970s. He was known universally as ...
Wavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of Kendal
William Wavell Wakefield, 1st Baron Wakefield of Kendal (10 March 1898 – 12 August 1983), known as Sir Wavell Wakefield between 1944 and 1963, was an English rugby union player for Harlequins and Engl...
Barry John
Barry John (born 6 January 1945) is a former Welsh rugby union fly-half who played, during the amateur era of the sport, in the 1960s and early 1970s. John began his rugby career as a schoolboy playin...
Wilson Whineray
Sir Wilson James Whineray KNZM, OBE (10 July 1935 – 22 October 2012) was a business executive and the longest-serving captain of the All Blacks, New Zealand's national rugby union team. Rugb...
Keith Wood
Keith Gerard Mallinson Wood (born 27 January 1972, Killaloe, County Clare) and educated at St Munchin's College, Limerick, is a former international rugby union footballer who played hooker for Irelan...
Gavin Hastings
Andrew Gavin Hastings, OBE (born 3 January 1962) is a former Scotland rugby union player. He is frequently considered to be one of the best rugby players to come out of Scotland. His nickname is "Big ...
Michael Lynagh
Michael Patrick Thomas Lynagh, AM (born 25 October 1963) is a former Australian rugby union footballer who played as a Fly-half.Lynagh represented Australia from 1984 to 1995, playing at both inside c...
Frik du Preez
Frederik Christoffel Hendrik "Frik" du Preez (born 28 November 1935) is a former South African rugby union player who represented Northern Transvaal and the Springboks. He was born on a farm near Rus...
Jean Prat
Jean Prat (1 August 1923 – 25 February 2005) was French rugby union footballer. He was awarded the Légion d'honneur in 1959. He played over 50 times for France and is a member of both the Internationa...
Hugo Porta
Hugo Porta (born 11 September 1951 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine Rugby Union footballer, an inductee of both the International Rugby Hall of Fame and IRB Hall of Fame, and one of the best fly...
Fred Allen (rugby union)
Sir Frederick "Fred" Richard Allen KNZM OBE (9 February 1920 – 28 April 2012) was a captain and coach of the All Blacks, New Zealand's national rugby union team. The All Blacks won all 14 of...
Philippe Sella
Philippe Sella (born 14 February 1962 in Tonneins) is a French former rugby union player, who held the record for most international appearances until beaten by Jason Leonard. He became a member of th...
Jack Kyle
John Wilson Kyle, OBE (10 February 1926 – 27 November 2014), commonly referred to as Jack Kyle or Jackie Kyle, was a rugby union player who played for Ireland, the British Lions and the Barbarians dur...
Jason Leonard
Jason Leonard OBE (born 14 August 1968), also known as "The Fun Bus", is an English former rugby union prop forward who held the world record for winning the most international caps until 2005, when i...
Fergus Slattery
John Fergus Slattery (born 12 February 1949 in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland) is a former rugby union player who represented Ireland. He played schools rugby for Blackrock College and then moved on to play s...
David Campese
David Ian Campese, AM (born 21 October 1962), also known as Campo, is a former Australian rugby union player. Campese was capped by the Wallabies 101 times, and held the world record for the most trie...
Gordon Brown (rugby union)
Gordon Lamont Brown (1 November 1947 - 19 March 2001) was a Scottish international rugby union footballer. He was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame in 2001. His nickname is Broon frae...
Ken Catchpole
Ken Catchpole OAM, (born 1939) is a former Australian rugby union footballer. A state and national representative half-back, he played twenty-seven matches for Australia, thirteen as captain. Catchpo...
Ian Kirkpatrick
Ian Andrew Kirkpatrick (born 24 May 1946 in Gisborne) is a former New Zealand rugby union player, who was captain of the New Zealand team between 1972 and 1974.Kirkpatrick began his first-class career...
Hennie Muller
Hendrik "Hennie" Scholtz Vosloo Muller (26 March 1922 – 26 April 1977) was a South African rugby union footballer. Born in Witbank, Muller is considered one of the greatest South African rugby players...
Tim Horan
Tim Horan AM (born 18 May 1970) is a former Australian rugby union footballer. He played for the Queensland Reds in the Super 12, and represented Australia, he was one of the best centres in the world...
Colin Meads
Sir Colin Earl Meads KNZM MBE (born 3 June 1936), is a former New Zealand rugby union player. He played 55 test matches (133 total games), most frequently in the lock forward position, for New Ze...
Gerald Davies
Thomas Gerald Reames Davies CBE DL (born 7 February 1945 in Llansaint) is a Welsh former rugby union wing who played international rugby for Wales between 1966 and 1978. He is one of a small group of ...
Bill Beaumont
William "Bill" Blackledge Beaumont CBE (born 9 March 1952, Chorley, Lancashire, England) was captain of the England rugby union team at a time when they struggled to win games. His greatest moment as ...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Owen Edwards CBE (born 12 July 1947) is a Welsh former rugby union player who played scrum-half and has been described by the BBC as "arguably the greatest player ever to don a Welsh jersey".In...
Joost van der Westhuizen
Joost van der Westhuizen (born 20 February 1971) is a South African former rugby union player who played as a scrum-half for the national team. He represented South Africa in 89 test matches, scoring ...
Carwyn James
Carwyn Rees James (2 November 1929 – 10 January 1983) was a Welsh rugby union player and coach. He won two Welsh international caps but is most famous for his coaching achievements for both Llan...