McCaw looks to extend record - Sharpe looks to avoid
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Sharpe is currently tied alongside David Campese with the most losses by any player against any nation - with the lock and former wing having lost on 18 occasions against the All Blacks.
Campeses 18 losses came from 29 Tests.
The All Blacks dominance of the Bledisloe rivalry is reflected by the fact that the two lists, for most losses and most wins, are dominated by All Blacks and Wallabies.
Only George Gregan's losing record against the Springboks and Justin Marshall's winning record against the same opponent breaks the trans-Tasman theme to the list.
Most test wins - ONE PLAYER V ONE NATION
21 - Richie McCaw (NZ) v Australia
19 - Mils Muliaina (NZ) v Australia
18 - Keven Mealamu (NZ) v Australia
17 - Tony Woodcock (NZ) v Australia
16 - Justin Marshall (NZ) v South Africa
16 - Dan Carter (NZ) v Australia
16 - Sean Fitzpatrick (NZ) v Australia
Most test losses - ONE PLAYER V ONE NATION
18 - Nathan Sharpe (Australia) v NZ
18 - David Campese (Australia) v NZ
17 - Matt Giteau (Australia) v NZ
17 - George Smith (Australia) v NZ
16 - Victor Matfield (South Africa) v NZ
15 - George Gregan (Australia) v South Africa
15 - George Gregan (Australia) v NZ
14 - Stephen Jones (Wales/Lions) v NZ
14 - Rocky Elsom (Australia) v NZ
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