He plays for the crusaders in the super 15 competition canterbury in the itm cup and is the current test captain of new zealand s national rugby union team the all blacks. 7 jersey richie mccaw.
Richie mccaw boarded at the school from 1994 to 1998.
Ritchie mccaw. Richie mccaw says he would like to coach kids one day but he won t be putting his hand up for the all blacks coaching job anytime soon. Mccaw s father took over the family farm and his mother was a teacher at kurow. With stuart barnes tom benge aston bentham briea bentham.
Richard hugh mccaw is a professional new zealand rugby union player. He is the most capped test rugby player of all time and has won the world rugby player of the year award a record three times. Richie mccaw in full richard hugh mccaw born december 31 1980 oamaru north otago district south island new zealand new zealand rugby player who competed in a world record 148 test international matches and led his country s national team the all blacks to two rugby union world cups 2011 and 2015.
We would like to show you a description here but the site won t allow us. Richie mccaw is pretty much as you see him on the telly. But the dream is almost over.
Directed by justin pemberton michelle walshe. Here s a tribute to the one and only captain of the all blacks wearing the no. The inside story of richie mccaw s coast to coast run is set to be revealed in a new documentary.
All black captain richie mccaw has lived his dream with characteristic precision and calculated determination. Richie and i shared fish and chips one night on the bonnet of a car. He plays in the open side flanker position and is considered by many to be the best in the world at this.
While my camera crew and i stayed in omarama s nicest hotel he bunked down with his uncle in a caravan. Mccaw s great great grandfather immigrated to new zealand from the scottish borders in 1893 and settled in the hakataramea valley waimate district south canterbury. His tackling skills ball carrying and support game.
He s 34 and perhaps the best rugby player ever. He s a genuine bloke pretty relaxed and doesn t like a big fuss being made. The crew from bondi rescue andrew reidy reid and ryan clark also known as whippet had no.
Richie mccaw is widely respected as a one of the world s most accomplished sportspeople and admired for his professionalism sincerity and humility. He is old by professional sport standards and everyone is asking when he s going to retire.