Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw, Jessy Tremouliere named World Rugby players of decade

New Zealand legend Richie McCaw and France's Jessy Tremouliere have been named the World Rugby's Men's and Women's players of the decade respectively.
9 December 2020

Crusaders must focus on discipline: McCaw

Former captain Richie McCaw believes the Crusaders need to tighten up on their discipline if they are to reach the Super Rugby Final.
24 July 2018

Kieran Read settling well as All Blacks skipper - Jerome Kaino

New Zealand flanker Jerome Kaino believes Kieran Read is making huge strides as the skipper of All Blacks after the retirement of Richie McCaw.
20 June 2016

McCaw receives New Zealand’s highest honour

Former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw has become the youngster person to receive his country’s highest honour.
14 April 2016

Hansen hails retiring Richie McCaw the greatest All Black of all time

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen led the tributes for Richie McCaw after the history-making New Zealand captain announced his retirement from rugby.
19 November 2015

Rugby World Cup Final Analysis

For the first time in its history, the Rugby World Cup was successfully defended on Saturday, with Richie McCaw doing what no other captain has done – captain his side to two RWC triumphs
4 November 2015

Dan Carter bows out on the ultimate high

Dan Carter admitted his man-of-the-match performance that helped the All Blacks to a historic World Cup triumph over Australia in the 2015 World Cup final was the perfect way to bow out of a glittering international career.
1 November 2015

McCaw's focus is on winning the World Cup and not retirement

It is widely expected that Richie McCaw will retire after Saturday's World Cup final against Australia, and yet New Zealand's decorated captain is still refusing make an announcement.
29 October 2015

Quintet set to finish in unchanged All Blacks side

Five All Blacks stalwarts can end their Test careers by cementing New Zealand's class of 2015 as rugby's greatest ever with World Cup glory.
29 October 2015

McCaw given all-clear for Rugby World Cup final

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw will be available for Saturday's World Cup final after World Rugby declined to cite the influential flanker for his collision with South Africa's Francois Louw during last Saturday's semi-final.
27 October 2015

Hansen defends Richie McCaw over Francois Louw incident

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has vigorously defended All Blacks captain Richie McCaw after video footage emerged of him apparently striking South Africa flanker Francois Louw during Saturday's World Cup semi-final at Twickenham.
25 October 2015

New Zealand won't risk captain Richie McCaw

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has dismissed any injury anxiety surrounding All Blacks captain Richie McCaw.
7 October 2015

100th Test as captain for McCaw

Richie McCaw will become the first rugby union player to captain his country in 100 Tests when New Zealand face Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

20 November 2014

All Blacks change 13 for Scotland - arrogant or practical?

The All Blacks have made a stunning 13 changes to their team to play Scotland with only captain Richie McCaw and outside back Ben Smith starting from the team that beat England.
13 November 2014

McCaw sidelined by rib injury

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw played through the pain barrier against England on Saturday but he is now set to miss the rest of the Super Rugby regular season with a rib injury.
24 June 2014

Autumn International Flashback Gallery - England vs. New Zealand

With the Autumn Internationals now nothing more than a distant memory as the Aviva Premiership and Heineken Cup get underway again, we at Talking Rugby Union wanted to remind you all of what a brilliant test series it was.
4 December 2013

Richie McCaw and Dan Carter - How Long will the Big Two Last?

All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw added another accolade to his illustrious career in Saturday's win over France as he became Test rugby's most-capped captain.
13 November 2013

All Blacks Excited Ahead Of Decider - McCaw

Returning New Zealand captain Richie McCaw says the All Blacks are excited ahead of this weekend's 2013 Rugby Championship decider in Johannesburg.
4 October 2013

Who Will Replace Richie McCaw? - The All Black Selectors Dilemma

The All Black selectors have their work cut out in trying to find a replacement openside flanker if the unthinkable happens
1 April 2011