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Richie McCaw of New Zealand lifts the trophy during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
New Zealand win an unprecedented third Rugby World Cup and become the first side to retain the trophy courtesy of a thrilling 34-17 victory over Australia in the final.
New Zealand's Kieran Read scores his team's seventh try against Wales during a quarter final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup on October 17, 2015.
Kieran Read takes on New Zealand captaincy
Steve Hansen confirms that Kieran Read will replace the retired Richie McCaw as the new captain of New Zealand.
Feb 18, 23:16
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw stands proudly with a bloody nose on August 15, 2015
Richie McCaw appointed to Order of New Zealand
Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is appointed to the Order of New Zealand - the country's highest honour.
Dec 30, 20:48
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
Trust fund for Jonah Lomu's kids set up by New Zealand Rugby Players Association
The New Zealand Rugby Players Association launches a trust fund for Jonah Lomu's two young sons due to the late All Blacks star's financial problems.
Dec 15, 11:40
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
Public memorial service to be held at Auckland's Eden Park for Jonah Lomu
New Zealand prime minister John Key announces that a public memorial service will be held at Eden Park next week for late All Blacks star Jonah Lomu.
Nov 23, 10:11
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
The Queen sends condolences to family of late All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu
The Queen sends her condolences to the family of All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu, who died at the age of 40 this week.
Nov 20, 10:10
New Zealand's flanker and captain Richie McCaw (C) celebrates with the Webb Ellis Cup after winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Twickenham stadium, South-West London, on October 31, 2015
Richie McCaw's record-breaking career in numbers
Following his retirement from rugby, Sports Mole takes a look at a selection of remarkable statistics from Richie McCaw's record-breaking New Zealand career.
Nov 20, 01:03
New Zealand's flanker and captain Richie McCaw (C) celebrates with the Webb Ellis Cup after winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Twickenham stadium, South-West London, on October 31, 2015
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen: 'Richie McCaw is greatest ever All Black'
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen says that Richie McCaw will go down as the "greatest" All Black in the history of the game.
Nov 19, 09:37
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw stands proudly with a bloody nose on August 15, 2015
Retired All Blacks star Richie McCaw: 'To play with Jonah Lomu was amazing'
Recently-retired New Zealand star Richie McCaw pays tribute to the "amazing" Jonah Lomu, who died this week at the age of 40.
Nov 19, 08:10
New Zealand's flanker and captain Richie McCaw (C) celebrates with the Webb Ellis Cup after winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Twickenham stadium, South-West London, on October 31, 2015
Richie McCaw announces retirement
New Zealand captain Richie McCaw announces his retirement from rugby after a long and distinguished career.
Nov 19, 01:26
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
Ex-South Africa captain Francois Pienaar hails "superstar" Jonah Lomu
Past and present stars of rugby union pay their tributes to Jonah Lomu after the New Zealand legend died suddenly at the age of 40.
Nov 18, 23:31
Jonah Lomu in action for New Zealand against South Africa on November 29, 2004
Sir Clive Woodward: 'Jonah Lomu took rugby to a new level'
England's World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward pays tribute to the "unstoppable" Jonah Lomu following the All Blacks legend's unexpected death.
Nov 18, 21:13
Jonah Lomu in action for New Zealand against South Africa on November 29, 2004
Craig Joiner: 'Jonah Lomu changed rugby'
Former Scotland winger Craig Joiner pays tribute to the late Jonah Lomu, saying that the New Zealand great "changed rugby".
Nov 18, 21:00
New Zealand's Jonah Lomu performs the Haka on September 1, 2001
Cardiff Blues to hold minute's applause for Jonah Lomu
Cardiff Blues reveal that they will hold a minute's applause before their European Challenge Cup match with Harlequins in memory of former player Jonah Lomu.
Nov 18, 19:44
Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard walks by the pitch before the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, Merseyside on May 16, 2015
Steven Gerrard: 'I was lucky enough to meet the late Jonah Lomu'
Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says that he was "lucky enough" to meet New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu, who died at the age of 40 this week.
Nov 18, 17:09
Jonah Lomu of New Zealand celebrates winning Commonwealth gold in the Rugby 7's on August 12, 1998
Mike Catt: 'Legacy left by Jonah Lomu is incredible'
England attack coach Mike Catt describes the legacy left by Jonah Lomu as "incredible" after the New Zealander's surprise death from a kidney disease.
Nov 18, 14:57
New Zealand's Jonah Lomu performs the Haka on September 1, 2001
Ex-Wales captain Jonathan Davies: 'Jonah Lomu changed rugby union'
Former Wales captain Jonathan Davies says that All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu, who died this week at the age of 40, changed rugby union.
Nov 18, 09:44
Former New Zealand rugby union player Jonah Lomu (L) and members of the Ngati Ranana London Maori Club wait to perform a haka during a photocall in London's Covent Garden on September 16, 2015
Wife speaks of "devastating loss" following death of rugby legend Jonah Lomu
Jonah Lomu's wife Nadene Lomu speaks of her "devastating loss" after the All Blacks legend passed away at the age of 40 on Tuesday night.
Nov 18, 08:45
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
Late All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu 'was on waiting list for kidney transplant'
All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu was reportedly on the waiting list for a second kidney transplant at the time of his death.
Nov 18, 08:30
Former New Zealand rugby union player Jonah Lomu (L) and members of the Ngati Ranana London Maori Club wait to perform a haka during a photocall in London's Covent Garden on September 16, 2015
Jonah Lomu's close friend 'heartbroken' by rugby legend's death
Jonah Lomu's close friend Polly Gillespie writes an emotional tribute to the New Zealand rugby legend, who has died at the age of 40.
Nov 18, 08:03
New Zealand's Jonah Lomu performs the Haka on September 1, 2001
New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu dies: Sports stars and more pay tribute
Tributes to the late Jonah Lomu flood in from the world of sport and beyond.
Nov 18, 01:14