# Richie McCaw

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# sob
'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack
The 31-year-old Tullow man is back in Ireland’s seven shirt after a year-long absence.
# Top Job
All Blacks legend McCaw welcomes prospect of Schmidt return to New Zealand
The Ireland head coach is due to confirm a decision on his future by the end of this month.
# expert view
Richie McCaw: 'Having O'Gara there is something different. It's a great move'
The All Blacks and Crusaders great is backing ROG to thrive in his new role in New Zealand.
# mental skills
Strength-based thinking can help you build self-esteem and perform better
Mental skills coach Jason Brennan’s latest column details the process of SBT.
# New Zealand
All Blacks legend Richie McCaw joins earthquake rescue effort
The double World Cup winner, now a commercial helicopter pilot, flew rescue and reconnaissance missions to Kaikoura.
# The Twitterati
Richie McCaw meets the Dubs in Chicago - It's the sporting tweets of the week
Brian Gartland, Per Mertesacker, Darren Hughes and Ronan O’Gara all make the cut this week.
# Black Ops
Richie McCaw promoted to Wing Commander in NZ air force
You can only be captain for so long.
# world's best
Cruden takes 10 shirt as All Blacks begin post-Carter and McCaw era
Ardie Savea and Seta Tamanivalu could make their debuts against Wales.
# wednesday
We'll Leave It There So: McGregor drama rumbles on, UCC runner goes viral and all today's sport
Also, early praise for Ireland’s new defence coach Andy Farrell while Roy Keane linked to Celtic job after Ronny Deila announces he’ll be stepping down.
# Life After Rugby
'The moment when Sexton lined up that goal would have sealed it' - McCaw
The former All Blacks captain has been keeping busy since his retirement after the World Cup.
# up the banner
Richie McCaw lends his support to calls for New Zealand to change its flag
“The silver fern has always been the special symbol on the All Black jersey that represents who we are as Kiwis.”
# The master
'They’re capable of beating the All Blacks' - McCaw says Schmidt's Ireland must believe
The retired former New Zealand captain enjoyed 14 wins from 14 against Ireland as a player.
# accolade
Richie McCaw bypasses knighthood as he's awarded New Zealand's highest honour
Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith also received awards.
# Magnificent 7
Filmmakers followed Richie McCaw for last year of his career and the finished product looks incredible
‘I was on a mission.’
# thursday
We'll Leave It There So: Paul Dunne continues meteoric rise, McCaw retires & all today's sport
Elsewhere, Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan has been mistaken for a terrorist and Cork City have raided St. Pat’s for the second time in a week.
# Legend
Richie McCaw - a brilliant career in numbers
After debuting in 2001, All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has called it quits.
# the goat
Richie McCaw confirms retirement after record-breaking career with All Blacks
The most-capped player in international rugby union went out on a high.
# Legend
One of the worst kept secrets in rugby is to be confirmed this week
Richie McCaw is set to decide on his future ‘shortly’.
# Best of all time
The Kiwi legends deliver, Wallaby woe and more RWC talking points
Dan Carter’s performance was the peak of his brilliant All Blacks career.
# column
Peter Stringer: McCaw got a standing ovation in '01 and hasn't let up since
Our World Cup columnist looks at what makes the New Zealand captain such a legend of the game.
# King of NZ
'I always take a moment during the week to realise how lucky I am' - McCaw
The 34-year-old is expected to retire after New Zealand’s World Cup final against Australia tomorrow.
# Leader
Richie McCaw refuses to admit World Cup final will be his last game of rugby
The 34-year-old is widely expected to hang up his boots following Saturday’s clash with Australia.
# Same Again
New Zealand's team to face Australia contains seven starters from the 2011 final
Dan Carter and Richie McCaw could both be playing their final games for the All Blacks
# Best of the best
We pick our combined Australia and New Zealand team ahead of the World Cup final
We pick our ultimate XV from this year’s World Cup final.
# mark of respect
'There’s nothing in it' - Hansen refuses to entertain talk of McCaw citing
‘If you can’t get him on the track, let’s get him off the track sort of thing.’
# No Elbow
Spread of outrage over Richie McCaw ignores the facts of the matter
The New Zealand captain has unfairly been the target of headlines since last night’s World Cup semi-final.
# black mark
Citing concern for Richie McCaw ahead of the Rugby World Cup final
The All Blacks skipper faces an anxious 36 hours to see if he will face disciplinary action.
# Grit
2013 win over Ireland helped build this self belief - All Blacks coach Hansen
The Kiwi boss says he hopes Australia and Argentina ‘bash each other’ tomorrow.
# Hawk-Eye
Did the officials miss a forward pass for New Zealand's first try?
Should Jerome Kaino’s try have stood?
# Best in the World
All Blacks look to turn on basic magic again but Boks will be ferocious
Today’s World Cup semi-final at Twickenham is the latest instalment of a great rivalry.
# Influence
'I was just running on instinct, I didn't want to stuff it up': Old, wise McCaw still wary of over-thinking the biggest games
The captain is ready to get more battle scars to reach a second consecutive World Cup final.
# Ageless
'He used to antagonise the s**t out of the older guys, we had to talk to him'
Dan Carter and Richie McCaw remain vital to the All Blacks despite their age.
# experience
New Zealand name just under 1,000 test caps in side to face France this Saturday
Sonny Bill Williams must settle for a place on the bench.
# 19 and counting
Hip knock means McCaw can only pull level in RWC record appearance chase
Jason Leonard’s haul of 22 Rugby World Cup appearances won’t be overtaken this year.
# No Holding Back
New Zealand are holding nothing back with their team selection to face Georgia
Carter, McCaw, Retallick and Read all return.
# the game starts here
French doubts could inspire Les Bleus, according to Wesley Fofana's cool new ad
Richie McCaw is also putting on his headphones to crush some Union Jack-emblazoned cars.
# Youth or experience?
Youth or experience? Who would come out on top in our old vs young World Cup match
A hypothetical game between the tournament’s oldies and babies.
O'Driscoll pays tribute to McCaw after losing Tests record
After losing his caps record to Richie McCaw, BOD hailed the New Zealand legend’s achievement.
# Bledisloe II
Analysis: McCaw's All Blacks with breakdown score to settle against Wallabies
Michael Cheika’s Australia won the battle on the ground in Sydney last weekend.
# Record Breaker
All Blacks change three with McCaw set to break world record in Bledisloe rematch
McCaw will break Brian O’Driscoll’s test cap record this Saturday.