Richie McCaw

1980 - Today

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Richard Hugh McCaw (born 31 December 1980) is a retired New Zealand professional rugby union player. He captained the national team, the All Blacks, in 110 out of his 148 test matches, and won two Rugby World Cups. He has won the World Rugby player of the year award a joint record three times and was the most capped test rugby player of all time from August 2015 to October 2020. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richie McCaw has received more than 1,916,021 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Richie McCaw is the 7th most popular rugby player (down from 6th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from New Zealand (down from 92nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular New Zealander Rugby Player.

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Among rugby players, Richie McCaw ranks 7 out of 13Before him are Jonah Lomu, Francois Pienaar, Sébastien Chabal, Dan Carter, Jonny Wilkinson, and Sergio Parisse. After him are Sonny Bill Williams, Percy Montgomery, Bryan Habana, Shane Williams, Brian O'Driscoll, and Jonathan Sexton.

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Among people born in 1980, Richie McCaw ranks 510Before him are Andrija Žižić, Sara Maldonado, Alexey Voyevoda, Eduardo Francisco de Silva Neto, Roda Antar, and Serhiy Nazarenko. After him are Boštjan Nachbar, Daisuke Ichikawa, Fabrizio Moretti, Marla Sokoloff, Júlio César Rocha Costa, and Tai Orathai.

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In New Zealand

Among people born in New Zealand, Richie McCaw ranks 129 out of 206Before him are Gina Bellman (1966), Rachel Hunter (1969), Kimbra (1990), Georgina Beyer (1957), Valerie Adams (1984), and Mark Todd (1956). After him are Sonny Bill Williams (1985), Greg Henderson (1976), George Bennett (1990), Thomasin McKenzie (2000), Anna Hutchison (1986), and Ian Ferguson (1953).

Among RUGBY PLAYERS In New Zealand

Among rugby players born in New Zealand, Richie McCaw ranks 3Before him are Jonah Lomu (1975) and Dan Carter (1982). After him are Sonny Bill Williams (1985).