Richie McCaw
Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw

31st Dec 1980 1.87m/106kg Openside Flanker

The Three Biggest Omissions In The World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Sunday evening the 2022 World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year was unveiled at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco on Sunday.   Every year there are players who can feel hard...

A statistical look at Wayne Barnes' career ahead of his record-breaking 101st test match

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes will become the most-capped referee of all time when he takes charge of his 101st test match on 12 November when France meets South Africa in Marseille in the Autumn Nations...

The last time they faced off: Wales v New Zealand

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales host New Zealand this weekend as the two sides face off just over a year since their last meeting.   Back in October last year, the two sides clashed at the Principality in a match outside...

On This Day in 2019: South Africa dominate England to win the World Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three years ago today, South Africa claimed their third Rugby World Cup title defeating England 32-12 in the final.       Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe kicked England when they...

On This Day in 2015: McCaw and Carter bow out in World Cup Final

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2015, All Blacks legends Riche McCaw Dan Carter played their final test match steering New Zealand to Rugby World Cup glory.   McCaw captained the All Blacks in the final as he ended...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 103rd time on Saturday as the old foes clash at the iconic Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg.   We take a look at all the team, match, referee, and...

South Africa v New Zealand: Stats, Facts, Line Ups

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and New Zealand face off for the 102nd time on Saturday with the rivalry taken to a new destination, Nelspruit.   Saturday's test will be just the fourth time South Africa...

The last time the Springboks beat the All Blacks in South Africa

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire All Blacks head coach Ian Foster will be looking to defend an impressive away record against Springboks.   New Zealand suffered a home series defeat to Ireland, a first in...

1, 999 caps: The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another international test window has come and gone.    A thrilling and historic July test window saw new additions to the test centurion club, and we take a look at what the most capped...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...