What a rock solid player and all round good guy. Crotty has become one of the stars of the All Blacks and he’s done it the old fashioned way – which is through hard work, consistency, refusal to get carried away with himself and a relentless desire to get better.
He’s humble, articulate, composed and now he’s also world class. He’s often been described as vanilla, not as a compliment however. But now everyone has remembered that vanilla is a classic that has stood the test of time.