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Fitzpatrick: Lomu – our strength and weakness

Sean Fitzpatrick on the charge during the RWC 1995 quarter-final win over Scotland. Photo: Getty Images

Sean Fitzpatrick on the charge during the RWC 1995 quarter-final win over Scotland. Photo: Getty Images

As the most successful captain of the most successful team of all time, Sean Fitzpatrick knows a thing or two about winning.

A world champion just 16 days after his 24th birthday, Fitzpatrick went on to earn 92 caps for New Zealand, 62 of them as captain.

He experienced far more wins (74) than losses (16) as an All Black before a knee injury forced his retirement from the game 10 years after New Zealand first lifted the Webb Ellis Cup.

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