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Watch Richie McCaw’s Tackling Masterclass Against Argentina

Richie McCaw made some crucial hits against Argentina All Black Captain Richie McCaw may have been sent to the sin bin for only the third time in his career against Argentina, but it did not stop him having an effect on the game. The influence of the open side flanker was apparent throughout the second half as New Zealand attempted …

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23-Year-Old Sam Cane Will Captain All Blacks vs Namibia

23-year-old Sam Cane will lead the All Blacks out on to the turf at the Olympic Stadium, London on Thursday night against Namibia. A first captain’s role for Cane will be accompanied by five All Blacks making their Rugby World Cup debut in Codie Taylor, Luke Romano, Liam Messam, Tawera Kerr-Barlow and Malakai Fekitoa. According to allblacks.com, Cane will become the fifth youngest player …

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Even New Zealanders Are Beginning To Question Richie McCaw’s Discipline

Richie McCaw’s disciplinary record is being analysed in New Zealand. After Japan shocked South Africa on Saturday, rugby fans throughout the world suddenly looked to Argentina to surprise New Zealand the following day. Although the All Blacks took an early lead, supporters began to believe another upset was on the cards after Richie McCaw and Conrad Smith were sent to the …

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All Blacks Likely To Ring The Changes For Namibia Game

After a tough opening win against Argentina the All Blacks will now focus all their energy on Namibia, regarded as one of the minnows of this World Cup. Namibia have a couple of excellent players. Their skipper Jacques Berger is a regular starter for England club champions Saracens and would be a dead cert pick in almost every World Cup team. …

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5 Quick Conclusions From New Zealand’s Win Over Argentina

New Zealand beat off an aggressive Puma Challenge 26-16. Argentina put laid down a challenge to New Zealand in the first half in Wembley this afternoon. The Pumas were expected to be physical, but they few imagined how aggressive they would be in the contact. Indeed throughout the opening 50 minutes the All Blacks were bested at the Breakdown. Argentina …

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Milner-Skudder Starts In Strong All Blacks Side For RWC Opener

Steve Hansen has named his side to tackle Argentina at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. With 1200 tests in the starting XV the All Blacks head into the match as firm favourites. The rapid rise of Nehe Milner-Skudder sees the star outside back take his place on the right wing, forming a lethal combination with Julian Savea and Ben Smith. Milner-Skudder …

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Richie McCaw, Chris Robshaw, Courtney Lawes & Beats Have Teamed Up To Produce RWC Promos That’ll Leave You Tingling

Throw in a great narrative a healthy dose of the Haka and some absolutely stunning scenery and you’ll want to run through a wall after watching this. Great work from Richie McCaw and Beats by Dre.  We love this. Beats by Dre are simply beasts when it comes to tying together inspiring narrative, sport and music. Richie McCaw’s last hoorah is …

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Five Reasons Why The All Blacks Will Win The Rugby World Cup

The All Blacks have landed in England saddled with the expectation of finally securing that elusive overseas World Cup title. In the first of a two-part series analysing the chances of the World Cup holders, Simon van Ryn provides us with five reasons why the All Blacks will retain their status as champions. 1. Motivation The All Blacks have a host of stars …

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Richie McCaw Might Not Retire After World Cup

Richie McCaw has hinted he may not retire after World Cup After lifting the Bledisloe Cup last weekend, Richie McCaw is not yet certain whether or not he will retire after the World Cup. McCaw told the New Zealand Herald, ‘I haven’t shut the door totally because I wasn’t sure how I’d feel come the end of October.’ The most capped international of …

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In Case You Missed That Amazing Standing Ovation For Richie McCaw

With twelve minutes left in a dominating display by the All-Blacks, the crowd stood as one to show their appreciation for a legend of Rugby.  Having finally topped Brian O’Driscoll’s international caps record, Richie McCaw got the respect he deserved at Eden Park. What a feeling that must be to leave the park to 48,000 people stand to clap you …

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Brian O’Driscoll Congratulates Richie McCaw On Smashing Caps Record

Brian O’Driscoll tweeted his congratulations to Richie McCaw Irish legend, Brian O’Driscoll, congratulated Richie McCaw on becoming the most capped international player of all time. The former Irish captain was the previous record holder, having made a cumulative total of 141 International appearances for Ireland and the Lions. However O’Driscoll was overtaken by McCaw today, after the All Black flanker earned …

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Richie McCaw’s Best Turnovers

After playing his final game in Eden Park today we are asking you to choose between two of Richie McCaw’s best turnovers Richie McCaw played his final game in Eden Park today, earning a standing ovation as he left the field on the 68th minute. Although the All Black Captain may go on to retain the World Cup, McCaw will …

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Richie McCaw’s Try Against South Africa: The Debate Continues

Richie McCaw’s scored a controversial try against the Springboks last Saturday With the game in the balance Richie McCaw scored the winning try against South Africa last weekend. However controversy surrounding its legality has reigned since. Arguments have been had to whether or not McCaw, acting as receiver, was two meters back from line out. Others have asked if the All Black Captain moved …

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Kaplan Believes McCaw Try Should Not Have Been Awarded

Former international referee Jonathan Kaplan has said that Richie McCaw’s match-winning try against the Springboks in Johannesburg was in fact not a try and should not have been awarded. McCaw’s 73rd minute try put an end to the Springboks’ championship hopes and set up a winner-takes-all decider in Sydney next weekend as the All Blacks look to defend their title for …

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