Richie McCaw

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Birthday
31, 1980
Birthplace
Oamaru, New Zealand
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1980 (age 37)
Birthplace
Oamaru, New Zealand

About

Widely considered one of the top openside flankers of all time, he joined the Crusaders and New Zealand's national team in 2001. He won the World Rugby player of the Year award a record of three times.

Before Fame

He first took rugby seriously while playing at Otago Boys' High School, where he became head boy in his last year.

Trivia

In 2010, he became New Zealand's most-capped All Black captain and was named IRB International Player of the Year for the third time.

Family Life

He dated professional dancer Hayley Holt in 2009. He later went on to date field hockey player Gemma Flynn and they got married in 2017. They are currently expecting their first child together.

Associated With

He and Ben Franks represented New Zealand in the 2003 World Cup.