15 Feb 2012

McCaw back running but unlikely to play until end of March

6:43 pm on 15 February 2012

The All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has started running again but doesn't expect to play for the Crusaders until at least round five of this year's Super Rugby competition.

McCaw has spent much of the summer recovering from surgery on his right foot which caused him considerable pain as he led the All Blacks to the World Cup title.