Hats off to All Blacks, says proud skipper McCaw

Published: Oct 24, 2011, 08:43 IST | AUCKLAND |

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw hailed his team's courage and desire after they ended 24 years of hurt by winning the closest final in World Cup history.

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw hailed his team's courage and desire after they ended 24 years of hurt by winning the closest final in World Cup history.


NZ captain Richie McCaw with the Webb Ellis Cup. Pic/Getty Images

The All Blacks beat France 8-7 yesterday. "A lot of guys have put a lot of effort. I take my hat off to every single player who took to the field," McCaw said.

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