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

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

There was loads of great rugby to enjoy over the weekend including a masterclass from New Zealand!

Guinness PRO12: Stuart Barnes backs Munster to end Leinster's run

Guinness PRO12: Stuart Barnes backs Munster to end Leinster's run

Munster were last crowned PRO12 champions in 2011 and since then have seen their fierce rivals Leinster leading the way as far as the Irish teams are concerned.

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

So much can change in a week of sporting action and, sure enough, there have been plenty of highs and lows over the past seven days.

Experts & Blogs

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