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Who’s Sam Cane? All you have to find out about All Blacks captain

Who’s Sam Cane? All you have to find out about All Blacks captain


The sturdy flanker is the New Zealand captain

Sam Cane has been grafting away in an All Blacks jersey for greater than a decade now.

As gritty as they arrive and a fantastic chief, the back-row star has his sights set on guiding New Zealand to a fourth Rugby World Cup triumph in 2023.

Learn extra: New Zealand Rugby World Cup squad

Ten issues you need to find out about Sam Cane

1. Born on January 13, 1992 in Rotorua.

2. Attended Tauranga Boys’ School – who’ve produced a string of worldwide sportsmen, together with New Zealand cricketer Kane Williamson.

3. After impressing for Bay of Lots and the Chiefs, he featured prominently for New Zealand U20s as they received the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship.

4. Amongst his teammates in 33-22 closing victory over England was Gareth Anscombe, who went on to play worldwide rugby for Wales.

5. Made his All Blacks debut in 2021 towards Eire throughout the closing match of a 3 Check sequence, making 16 tackles and scoring two tries

6. Helped the Chiefs to safe back-to-back Tremendous Rugby titles in 2012 and 2013.

7. Was a key member of the 2015 Rugby World Cup profitable workforce and was captain for for the 58-14 win over Namibia.

8. Suffered a career-threatening damage within the 2018 Rugby Championship win over South Africa and was compelled to put on a neck brace for 12 weeks.

9. Earlier than the 2023 Rugby Championship, had scored 16 tries in 86 All Blacks matches.

10. In Might 2020 following the retirement of Kieran Reed, Cane was named captain of the All Blacks.

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