Fullback
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
RWH Scott 33y 21d v France Colombes 27 Feb 1954 Details
BR Smith 32y 127d v South Africa Pretoria 6 Oct 2018 Details
WF McCormick 32y 63d v Lions Dunedin 26 Jun 1971 Details
EE Booth 31y 167d v Australia Sydney 10 Aug 1907 Details
JM Muliaina 31y 70d v Argentina Auckland 9 Oct 2011 Details
DB Clarke 30y 293d v Australia Wellington 29 Aug 1964 Details
TJ Morris 30y 257d v Australia Auckland 16 Sep 1972 Details
LR MacDonald 30y 183d v England Christchurch 21 Jun 2008 Details
LW Mains 30y 110d v Ireland Wellington 5 Jun 1976 Details
KJ Crowley 30y 57d v Australia Lansdowne Road 27 Oct 1991 Details

Wing
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
BR Smith 32y 162d v England Twickenham 10 Nov 2018 Details
CS Jane 31y 266d v USA Chicago 1 Nov 2014 Details
EJ Rush 31y 132d v Scotland Auckland 22 Jun 1996 Details
GW Smith 31y 66d v Ireland Lansdowne Road 25 Nov 1905 Details
BG Fraser 31y 0d v Australia Sydney 21 Jul 1984 Details
BA Grenside 30y 109d v Australia Sydney 27 Jul 1929 Details
AEG Elsom 30y 61d v Australia Auckland 17 Sep 1955 Details
MJ Dick 29y 252d v South Africa Johannesburg 12 Sep 1970 Details
JJP Kirwan 29y 233d v South Africa Auckland 6 Aug 1994 Details
HJ Mynott 29y 174d v Ireland Lansdowne Road 25 Nov 1905 Details

Centre
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
FE Bunce 35y 305d v England Twickenham 6 Dec 1997 Details
CG Smith 34y 19d v Australia Twickenham 31 Oct 2015 Details
MA Nonu 33y 163d v Australia Twickenham 31 Oct 2015 Details
S Williams 33y 99d v England Twickenham 10 Nov 2018 Details
JT Stanley 33y 71d v Scotland Auckland 23 Jun 1990 Details
PJ Burns 32y 194d v Australia Christchurch 20 Sep 1913 Details
JF Umaga 32y 183d v Scotland Murrayfield 26 Nov 2005 Details
NM Taylor 31y 229d v Australia Wellington 28 Aug 1982 Details
JE Morgan 31y 42d v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
LM Johnson 31y 9d v South Africa Port Elizabeth 18 Aug 1928 Details

Fly-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
HJ Mynott 34y 28d v Australia Sydney 2 Jul 1910 Details
J Duncan 33y 276d v Australia Sydney 15 Aug 1903 Details
DW Carter 33y 240d v Australia Twickenham 31 Oct 2015 Details
D Gray 33y 53d v USA Berkeley 15 Nov 1913 Details
OD Bruce 31y 200d v Scotland Murrayfield 9 Dec 1978 Details
LSE Haig 31y 118d v Scotland Murrayfield 13 Feb 1954 Details
AP Mehrtens 31y 108d v South Africa Johannesburg 14 Aug 2004 Details
GJ Fox 31y 45d v Samoa Auckland 31 Jul 1993 Details
LM Johnson 31y 23d v South Africa Cape Town 1 Sep 1928 Details
JW Stead 30y 311d v Anglo-Welsh Auckland 25 Jul 1908 Details

Scrum-half
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
SM Going 33y 324d v Lions Christchurch 9 Jul 1977 Details
LJ Davis 33y 234d v Lions Auckland 13 Aug 1977 Details
DS Loveridge 33y 194d v Argentina Buenos Aires 2 Nov 1985 Details
JW Marshall 31y 324d v Lions Christchurch 25 Jun 2005 Details
AM Ellis 31y 137d v Samoa Apia 8 Jul 2015 Details
BT Kelleher 30y 307d v France Millennium Stadium 6 Oct 2007 Details
JJ Mill 30y 214d v Britain Dunedin 21 Jun 1930 Details
PB Vincent 30y 211d v South Africa Wellington 4 Aug 1956 Details
EJ Roberts 30y 130d v South Africa Wellington 17 Sep 1921 Details
AL Smith 30y 20d v England Twickenham 10 Nov 2018 Details

Prop
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
E Hughes 40y 123d v South Africa Auckland 27 Aug 1921 Details
JC Ashworth 35y 287d v Australia Auckland 29 Jun 1985 Details
RW Loe 35y 66d v Scotland Pretoria 11 Jun 1995 Details
GA Knight 35y 11d v Australia Auckland 6 Sep 1986 Details
TD Woodcock 34y 255d v Tonga Newcastle 9 Oct 2015 Details
JE Spiers 34y 109d v France Parc des Princes 21 Nov 1981 Details
WWV Crockett 33y 293d v Italy Rome 12 Nov 2016 Details
GH Purvis 32y 290d v Samoa Auckland 31 Jul 1993 Details
DN Hewett 32y 129d v France Sydney 20 Nov 2003 Details
IJ Clarke 32y 88d v England Christchurch 1 Jun 1963 Details

Hooker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
KF Mealamu 36y 119d v Argentina Christchurch 17 Jul 2015 Details
RW Norton 35y 136d v Lions Auckland 13 Aug 1977 Details
AK Hore 35y 72d v Ireland Lansdowne Road 24 Nov 2013 Details
SBT Fitzpatrick 34y 73d v Australia Dunedin 16 Aug 1997 Details
EH Catley 33y 359d v South Africa Port Elizabeth 17 Sep 1949 Details
D Young 33y 313d v France Colombes 8 Feb 1964 Details
AG Dalton 33y 225d v Australia Auckland 29 Jun 1985 Details
JA McRae 32y 152d v Australia Auckland 28 Sep 1946 Details
AD Oliver 32y 27d v France Millennium Stadium 6 Oct 2007 Details
DS Coles 31y 328d v Japan Tokyo 3 Nov 2018 Details

Lock
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
BC Thorn 36y 262d v France Auckland 23 Oct 2011 Details
CE Meads 35y 72d v Lions Auckland 14 Aug 1971 Details
WTC Sonntag 35y 51d v Australia Sydney 27 Jul 1929 Details
AM Haden 35y 37d v Argentina Buenos Aires 2 Nov 1985 Details
WR Heke 34y 327d v Australia Sydney 27 Jul 1929 Details
W Cunningham 34y 17d v Anglo-Welsh Auckland 25 Jul 1908 Details
J Kaino 33y 213d v Ireland Chicago 5 Nov 2016 Details
HF Frazer 33y 114d v South Africa Johannesburg 13 Aug 1949 Details
GN Dalzell 32y 338d v France Colombes 27 Feb 1954 Details
RM Brooke 32y 325d v France Twickenham 31 Oct 1999 Details

Flanker
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
RH McCaw 34y 304d v Australia Twickenham 31 Oct 2015 Details
J Kaino 34y 93d v Lions Auckland 8 Jul 2017 Details
RC Stuart 33y 122d v France Colombes 27 Feb 1954 Details
LMN Jones 33y 115d v Australia Christchurch 1 Aug 1998 Details
RD Thorne 32y 193d v South Africa Christchurch 14 Jul 2007 Details
AJ Whetton 31y 316d v Australia Lansdowne Road 27 Oct 1991 Details
BEL Finlay 31y 253d v Lions Dunedin 18 Jul 1959 Details
LJ Messam 31y 122d v South Africa Johannesburg 25 Jul 2015 Details
EM Snow 31y 99d v Australia Sydney 27 Jul 1929 Details
CA Purdue 31y 84d v Australia Dunedin 2 Sep 1905 Details

No. 8
Player Age Opposition Ground Date Match
RC Stuart 33y 108d v Scotland Murrayfield 13 Feb 1954 Details
KJ Read 33y 15d v England Twickenham 10 Nov 2018 Details
RH McCaw 32y 306d v Japan Tokyo 2 Nov 2013 Details
MZV Brooke 32y 295d v England Twickenham 6 Dec 1997 Details
MJ McHugh 32y 196d v South Africa Durban 3 Sep 1949 Details
WT Shelford 32y 192d v Scotland Auckland 23 Jun 1990 Details
MG Mexted 32y 58d v Argentina Buenos Aires 2 Nov 1985 Details
AR Leslie 31y 313d v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Sep 1976 Details
J Kaino 31y 69d v England Dunedin 14 Jun 2014 Details
J Finlay 30y 226d v Australia Dunedin 14 Sep 1946 Details

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Pos Age Opposition Ground Date Match
BC Thorn (FH) 36y 241d v Canada Wellington 2 Oct 2011 Details
KF Mealamu (H) 36y 225d v Australia Twickenham 31 Oct 2015 Details
RW Loe (P) 35y 226d v France Parc des Princes 18 Nov 1995 Details
AK Hore (H) 35y 50d v Japan Tokyo 2 Nov 2013 Details
WWV Crockett (P) 34y 305d v Wales Millennium Stadium 25 Nov 2017 Details
RH McCaw (F) 34y 267d v Namibia London 24 Sep 2015 Details
TD Woodcock (P) 34y 248d v Georgia Millennium Stadium 2 Oct 2015 Details
SBT Fitzpatrick (H) 34y 178d v Wales Wembley 29 Nov 1997 Details
MA Nonu (C) 33y 126d v Namibia London 24 Sep 2015 Details
RM Brooke (L) 32y 308d v Italy Huddersfield 14 Oct 1999 Details

Only the player's most recent appearance in that position listed; Only includes matches where the player starts in the respective position, and excludes matches as a substitute.

Records include the following current or recent matches:
New Zealand v South Africa at Yokohama, Rugby World Cup, Sep 21, 2019 [0-0]
New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Rugby Championship, Sep 15, 2018 [34-36 FT]
New Zealand v Argentina at Nelson, Rugby Championship, Sep 8, 2018 [46-24 FT]