Five legendary players who never beat the All Blacks

2. Shane Williams – seven defeats

Shane Williams’ size (he is only 5ft 7in tall) may have caused some to doubt him in his early days, but he silenced critics with his performances and went on to become one of the best wingers in world rugby and one of Wales’ all-time greats. However, he never beat the All Blacks.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – OCTOBER 21: A dejected Shane Williams of Wales reacts during the 2011 IRB Rugby World Cup bronze final match between Wales and Australia at Eden Park on October 21, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)