Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Richie McCaw

Richard Hugh "Richie" McCawis a New Zealand rugby union player. He plays in the openside flanker position and is the current captain of New Zealand. McCaw also represents Canterbury in the Air New Zealand Cup (formerly the National Provincial Championship, or NPC) and the Crusaders in the Super 14.

Born:  December 31, 1980 at Kurow, North Otago
Height: 6'1 1/2"
Weight: 106 kg

Career Highlights

  • International test debut vs Ireland on Nov 17, 2001, named Man of the Match
  • Played as openside flanker for the 2003 All-Blacks World Cup squad
  • Named captain of All-Blacks at age 23 in Nov 2004