2015 World Cup: All Blacks captain Richie McCaw set to quit Test rugby after tournament

Last Updated: 18/02/14 10:22pm

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Richie McCaw: Likely to call it quits after 2015 World Cup

Richie McCaw: Likely to call it quits after 2015 World Cup

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All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw does not expect to continue playing international rugby union following the 2015 World Cup.

The 33-year-old flanker, who is New Zealand's most-capped player with 124 Test appearances, looks set to remain a first choice Kiwi in next year's tournament in Britain - which will be his fourth World Cup.

But McCaw admitted: "Just to play next year is not a given any more. I haven't even considered beyond 2015 but I would say it is unlikely."

As for making big cash in the northern hemisphere after the World Cup he added: "If you have had enough of being bashed up in training and all those things, going over there just to earn some money doesn't really appeal."

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