Richard Hugh McCaw

Surname: 
McCaw
First names: 
Richard Hugh
Known by: 
Richie
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
1014
No of AB games: 
149
AB years: 
2001 - 2015
Clubs: 

Christchurch

Provincial teams: 

Canterbury 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009
NZ Colts 2000, 2001

Super teams: 

Crusaders 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Super captain: 

Crusaders 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Country captain: 

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Biography: 

2000: Sub - 1 game
2000: NZ Colts: Flanker - 1 game
2001: AB's: Flanker - 3 tests
2001: Cr: Sub - 2 games
2001: Flanker - 9 games - 4 tries (20 pts)
2001: NZ Colts: Flanker - 4 games - 3 tries (15 pts)
2002: AB's: Flanker - 6 tests - 1 try (5 pts)
2002: Cr: Flanker - 12 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2002: Flanker [7], Sub [1] - 8 games - 1 try (5 pts)
2003: AB's: Flanker [11], No 8 [1] - 12 tests
2003: Cr: Flanker - 12 games - 7 tries (35 pts)
2004: AB's: Flanker - 5 tests (1 as captain) - 2 tries (10 pts)
2004: Cr: Flanker [11], Sub [2] - 13 games - 5 tries (25 pts)
2004: Flanker - 6 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2005: AB's: Flanker - 10 tests (1 as captain) - 3 tries (15 pts)
2005: Cr: Flanker [8], Sub [1] - 9 games - 1 try (5 pts)
2005: Flanker - 3 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2006: AB's: Flanker - 12 tests (all as captain) - 3 tries (15 pts)
2006: Cr: Flanker [12], Sub [1] - 13 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2006: Flanker - 1 game
2007: AB's: Flanker - 11 tests (9 as captain) - 4 tries (20 pts)
2007: Cr: Flanker - 8 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2008: AB's: Flanker - 11 tests (10 as captain) - 1 try (5 pts)
2008: Cr: Flanker - 14 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2008: Flanker [2], Sub [1] - 3 games
2008: UK Barbarians: 1 game
2009: AB's: Flanker - 10 tests, 1 tour game (all as captain) - 2 tries (10 pts)
2009: Cr: Flanker - 8 games - 1 try (5 pts)
2009: No 8 [2], Sub [1] - 3 games - 1 try (5 pts)
2010: AB's: Flanker - 14 tests (all as captain) - 3 tries (15 pts)
2010: Cr: Flanker [11], Sub [1] - 12 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2011: AB's: Flanker - 9 tests (all as captain)
2011: Cr: Flanker [5], No 8 [1], Sub [1] - 7 games
2012: AB's: Flanker [12], No 8 [1] - 13 tests (all as captain)
2012: Cr: Flanker [3], No 8 [5], Sub [2] - 10 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
2013: AB's: Flanker [7], No 8 [1] - 8 tests (all as captain) - 2 tries (10 pts)
2013: Cr: Sub - 2 games
2014: AB's: Flanker - 13 tests (all as captain) - 4 tries (20 pts)
2014: Cr: Flanker - 9 games
2015: AB's: Flanker - 11 tests (10 all as captain) - 2 tries (10 pts)
2015: Cr: Flanker [11], Sub [3] - 14 games - 1 try (5 pts)

Sub Total: AB's: 148 tests, 1 tour game (135 pts):
Super: 145 games (135 pts):                
Prov: 34 games (50 pts):
Others: 6 games (15 pts)

Total: 334 games (335 pts)

2001: 1st Division Player of the Year
2001: Under 21 Age Grade Player of the Year
2003: Player of the Year
2004: 1st Division Player of the Year
2006: Player of the Year
2006: IRB International Player of the Year
2009: Player of the Year
2009: IRB International Player of the Year
2010: IRB International Player of the Year
2012: Player of the Year
2017: IRPA Special Merit Award