Richie McCaw fact­file

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Age 34 Height 6ft 2in Weight 17st

Club Cru­saders Caps 142 Points 135 (27 tries)

Low point Crash­ing out of the 2007 World Cup in the quar­ter-fi­nals to France.

High point Win­ning the 2011 World Cup in an 8-7 vic­tory over France.

He says ‘Most peo­ple are just rugby fans and love what we do. Be­ing an All Black is a priv­i­lege. You have to re­mem­ber that, be­cause one day you won’t be.’

They say ’‘I have the big­gest re­spect for a guy like Richie McCaw. I think he is prob­a­bly the best player that’s ever played rugby.’’ South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer.

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