"Proper hard competitor" - Richie McCaw ranks the three 'absolute best' captains he faced - Ruck

“Proper hard competitor” – Richie McCaw ranks the three ‘absolute best’ captains he faced

All Blacks legend Richie McCaw, renowned as the greatest leader of the professional era, revealed his top three captains from his playing days.

#3. Sam Warburton

  • Position Back-row
  • Height 6 ft 2 in
  • Weight 99kg
  • Caps 79

Hung up his boots after his battered body could take no more following 74 Tests for Wales and five for the Lions.

Richie McCaw said: “A great player.  Proper hard competitor. Packed a lot in for retiring at just 29.”