Richie McCaw
Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw

31st Dec 1980 1.87m/106kg Openside Flanker

Most Capped Test Side Of All-Time - Per Position

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the most capped test XV of all time:           1. Gethin Jenkins - Wales     The most capped loosehead in the game,...

All-Star New Zealand Super Rugby XV

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The past 25 years of Super Rugby have yielded New Zealand dominance in the competition. We attempted the unenviable task of putting together an all-star XV picked from the two-and-a-half decades of the...

Ultimate Rugby's All-Time Greatest Super Rugby XV

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

25 years of Super Rugby has produced some truly magnificent and memorable moments, match-ups and players. We undertook one of the more challenging tasks enjoyed amongst rugby fans and had a stab at selecting...

Six Players Who Played Through Horrific Injuries

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Cambridge dictionary describes pain as an 'unpleasant physical feeling, often caused by injury or illness, that you want to stop'. However, for some people, pain is just a minor inconvenience.   We...

From a small town in Reporoa to a World Champion to a potential career ending injury to All Black captain | The Sam Cane Story

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, Ian Foster made his first move as All Blacks' head coach by naming looseforward and Chiefs Captain Sam Cane as the new Captain of the All Blacks.   A natural leader, 28-year-old...

Dan Carter reveals Richie McCaw's interesting ritual before a test match

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black flyhalf Dan Carter has revealed fellow All Black great Richie McCaw’s pre-match obsession during his remarkable 148-test career.   McCaw joined his former test teammate and ...

Three Super Rugby XVs picked with one player from each franchise since 1996

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the last 25 years, Super Rugby has thrilled the rugby public and entertained many rugby spectators around the world.   We pay tribute to the Southern Hemisphere's premier competition...

THROWBACK: When Bryan Habana scored a hattrick against the All Blacks in a STAR STUDDED Barbarians team

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hat-trick of tries by Springbok Bryan Habana inspired the Barbarians to only their second-ever win over New Zealand back in 2009.   The star-studded side coached by former Springbok coach Nick...

Ultimate Rugby's Users' Southern Hemisphere Test XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the data on the Ultimate Rugby App since the App was released, we reveal the Southern Hemisphere XV of player's favourited on the App.   Although the squad is heavily skewed in favour...

Scott Robertson picks the three best players he played with, coached and would like to coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson revealed in an interview on the Will Greenwood podcast that he would like to coach World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi.   The three-time Super...