Kieran Read

Kieran Read expects 'big challenge' in battle for top spot in world rankings
Friday 13th September 08:53

New Zealand skipper Kieran Read says Saturday's Rugby Championship showdown with South Africa promises to be a titanic battle.

Dan Carter and Kieran Read ruled out for the Crusaders
Monday 25th March 06:48

The Crusaders will be without two of their star names for their three-match tour of South Africa and Australia.

New Zealand name Dan Carter in their starting line-up for Saturday's Test against England at Twickenham
Thursday 29th November 07:07

Dan Carter has been cleared to return to the New Zealand starting line-up for their final Test of the year against England on Saturday.

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has rung the changes for the Test against Italy
Thursday 15th November 07:12

No 8 Kieran Read will captain New Zealand for the first time in Saturday's Test against Italy and will lead out a much-changed line-up.

All Blacks leave it late
Saturday 11th September 12:49

New Zealand scored two late tries to complete a 100 per cent Tri-Nations campaign with a 23-22 win over Australia.

So'oialo not worried by Read
Tuesday 11th August 11:26

Rodney So'oialo insists he is not overly concerned about losing his place to Kieran Read.

Features

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Live European rugby on Sky this weekend

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Sky Sports once again brings you the best of European rugby action as we broadcast six live games this weekend.

European Champions Cup: All the possible permutations from this weekend's Round 5 action

European Champions Cup: All the possible permutations from this weekend's Round 5 action

With just two more rounds to go in the Champions Cup, the outcomes of this weekend's fixtures become vital for all teams. For some sides, a loss in Round 5 would spell the end of their competition. We take a look at all the pools, to see what the possible results would mean for each club.

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