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RICHIE MCCAW RUMORS & GOSSIP

Read to succeed McCaw as All Blacks captain

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Head coach Steve Hansen has confirmed backrower Kieran Read will take over as All Blacks captain after the retirement of Richie McCaw. The 30-year-old Read has already led New Zealand in nine of his 84 tests. He was the World Rugby Player of the Year in 2013, although he has recently sustained multiple concussions. Hansen said Friday All Blacks coaches...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

McCullum trumps McCaw in clash of captain's racehorses

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) In an unusual clash of sporting codes Saturday, a racehorse owned by New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum beat another owned by All Blacks rugby captain Richie McCaw into second place in a race at the Te Rapa course near Hamilton. McCullum's Passing Shot, at 4-1, beat McCaw's previously unbeaten Snapshot, the favorite at 3-1, by two lengths...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Reaction to All Blacks captain Richie McCaw's retirement

Some reaction to the retirement from rugby of New Zealand captain Richie McCaw: --- ''In my opinion, he will go down not only as the greatest All Black of all time, but the greatest captain we have ever had, and possibly the greatest player to have ever played the game in the modern era. To play 148 tests is something to be marveled at on its own, particularly with the physical...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Richie McCaw earns a rest after 2nd Rugby World Cup title

New Zealand has done its best to lavish honors on Richie McCaw in recognition of one of the greatest All Blacks careers, a contribution which likely ended with New Zealand's victory over Australia in the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday. But it's a measure of McCaw's standing that he has been able to turn down the richest blandishments New Zealand civil society has offered without...
Via Associated Press
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Zealand Crowd Shows All-Blacks Legend Richie McCaw As He Subs Out From Record Setting 142nd Test

If you have watched the New Zealand All-Blacks play rugby anytime over the last decade or so than you have seen one of the greatest players in the game work his magic on the pitch--Richie McCaw. When he took the pitch Saturday to defend the Bledisloe Cup for the 12th consecutive year he solidified his status as an absolute beast. How so? It was his 142nd test (match)--a new world...
Via FatManWriting
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New Zealand All-Blacks Stars Do Men In Black Parody For Air New Zealand Flight Safety Video

When was the last time you paid attention to an in-flight safety presentation? Have you ever? If the answer is not in a long time or never if you were to fly on Air New Zealand you would definitely watch their in-flight safety video.It's a parody of Will Smith's 'Men in Black' video complete with Richie McCaw and other members of the New Zealand All-Blacks rugby team in the roles...
Via FatManWriting
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Richie McCaw Scores Late Try to Give New Zealand Win Over South Africa

Whenever the All Blacks and Springboks meet on the pitch there is one thing that can be counted on--it is going to be a tremendous match. From the highlights and write-ups online it appears that fans in attendance got just that including a tremendous finish to the game courtesy of New Zealand's Richie McCaw.The veteran of 140 matches showed why he is one of the best in the business...
Via FatManWriting
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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