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

Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

If England are to have any chance of launching a successful assault on the Everest that is next year's World Cup, then the widespread feeling seems to be that they simply have to win their next two games.

Pro12 Highlights

Pro12 Highlights

Highlights of all the Pro12 action, including Ulster's win over the Ospreys and Treviso's draw with Leinster.

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

It has been fairly even between Ireland and Australia in the last six meetings, three wins to Australia, two Irish victories and a draw, but recent form comes down in Ireland’s favour, with eight wins from nine contrasting to Australia's three victories in nine.

Experts & Blogs

Phil Edwards

Phil Edwards

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