Jerome Kaino is one of the most devastating loose forwards in world rugby, with his tenacious defence and slick ball handling skills earning him 25 caps in an All Blacks jersey.
In his first year with the Blues in 2004 he was acknowledged internationally by winning the IRB Under-21 Player of the Year award.
Born: 6 April 1983, American Samoa
Super 14 Team: Auckland Blues
Position: Blindside Flanker
Jerome wears: Lethal Tigreor