SBW injury: The curse of Richie McCaw?

2016-08-10 11:51
Richie McCaw (Getty Images)

Rio de Janeiro - All Blacks legend Richie McCaw wondered whether he might be bringing bad luck after he watched New Zealand's shock 14-12 rugby loss to Japan, in which Sonny Bill Williams suffered a tournament-ending injury.

McCaw was also present when New Zealand's women's hockey team, which features his girlfriend, lost 2-1 to Germany.

"Perhaps I am," he said, when asked by TVNZ whether he was a bad-luck charm.

"I might have to leave!"

Williams limped off after eight minutes with a partial rupture of his Achilles, ruling him out of action for between six to nine months.

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