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‘Win the shoulder battle’ – Kiwi legend Richie McCaw’s breakdown masterclass

The 34-year-old gave a few rucking tips to ‘The Breakdown’ hosts Ian Jones and Jeff Wilson.

LOVE HIM OR hate him, Richie McCaw has been a master of the ever-changing breakdown for over a decade now.

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The 34-year-old New Zealand captain will hope to have a big impact on the post-tackle area at this year’s World Cup again, having excelled at ruck time in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 tournaments.

McCaw’s Crusaders missed out on the Super Rugby play-offs this season, leaving him with time to give a breakdown tutorial to ‘The Breakdown’ hosts Ian Jones and Jeff Wilson, both of them former internationals themselves.

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