McCaw looks to extend record

2012-08-15 12:25
Cape Town - All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will look to extend a remarkable record which has seen him record 21 wins over the Wallabies, a record by any player against any nation.
According to the website, while McCaw will look to extend that number this weekend, veteran Wallabies lock Nathan Sharpe, who will be playing his 25th Test against the All Blacks, will be seeking just his seventh win.

The All Blacks dominance of the Bledisloe rivalry is reflected by the fact that the two lists, for most losses and most wins, are dominated by All Blacks and Wallabies.

The Wallabies host the All Blacks in the opening match of the inaugural Rugby Championship in Sydney on Saturday. Kick-off is at 12:05 SA time.

Most Test wins: One player v one nation

21 - Richie McCaw (NZ) v Australia
19 - Mils Muliaina (NZ) v Australia
18 - Keven Mealamu (NZ) v Australia
17 - Tony Woodcock (NZ) v Australia
16 - Justin Marshall (NZ) v South Africa
16 - Dan Carter (NZ) v Australia
16 - Sean Fitzpatrick (NZ) v Australia

Most Test losses - One player v one nation

18 - Nathan Sharpe (AUS) v NZ
18 - David Campese (AUS) v NZ
17 - Matt Giteau (AUS) v NZ
17 - George Smith (AUS) v NZ
16 - Victor Matfield (SA) v NZ
15 - George Gregan (AUS) v South Africa
15 - George Gregan (AUS) v NZ
14 - Stephen Jones (Wales/Lions) v NZ
14 - Rocky Elsom (AUS) v NZ

Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk
Most Read
/World Cup


06 October 2015
  • Fiji v Uruguay, stadium:mk 21:00
07 October 2015
  • South Africa v USA, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 17:45
  • Namibia v Georgia, Sandy Park 21:00
09 October 2015
  • New Zealand v Tonga, St James' Park 21:00


Rank Team P W Pts


04 October 2015
03 October 2015
02 October 2015
01 October 2015
29 September 2015
27 September 2015
26 September 2015
25 September 2015
24 September 2015
23 September 2015
20 September 2015
19 September 2015
18 September 2015

Opinion Poll

The Springboks bounced back in emphatic fashion against Samoa. How far do you see them now progressing in the tournament?

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.