Kieran Read rugby player
Kieran Read rugby player

Kieran Read

26th Oct 1985 1.93m/105kg No. 8

Thursday Morning Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nemani Nadolo Calls Time On His Test Career   Fijian powerhouse winger Nemani Nadolo has announced his retirement from international rugby at the age of 30. The 137 kg winger has decided...

Crusaders' All Black Trio Set To Miss Opening Rounds Of Super Rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders will be without the services of All Black trio Kieran Read, Sam Whitelock and Codie Taylor for the opening rounds of Super Rugby including their opening games against fellow New Zealand conference...

Thursday Morning Round Up

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Steve Tew Hopes Schmidt Hasn't Retired For Good   Schmidt’s statement - that he will take a break from rugby - didn’t surprise New Zealand Rugby CEO Steve Tew but it...

Read Close To Revealing His Post World Cup Plans

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks looseforward and captain Kieran Read is close to revealing his post Rugby World Cup playings plans.    The test centurion is tipped for a big money move to Japan with Toyota...

Rumour Mill

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new year is here and with 2019 being a Rugby World Cup Year we can expect a number of players to leave their current club after their current club after the showpiece in Japan and seek a more...

Read 'in really good shape' after back surgery

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read is optimistic about what 2019 might hold and feels he is finally returning to form after back surgery.     All Blacks captain Kieran Read says he is "in really good shape"...

Rumour Mill

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at some of the rumours around the world concerning player and coach transfers.         Suitors from Japan have come in to rival Racing 92 for Kieran Read's...

The best Opta facts from Steve Hansen's All Black tenure

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We look at the best Opta facts relating to Steve Hansen's hugely impressive stint in charge of New Zealand.           Steve Hansen has confirmed he will bring an...

2018 New Zealand Rugby Award Winners

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

• Kendra Cocksedge dominates awards taking Player of the Year, Women’s Player of the Year and Fiao’o Faamausili Medal• Black Ferns Sevens win first ever adidas New Zealand Team of...

All Blacks side to face Italy

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the forwards, props Ofa Tuungafasi and Nepo Laulala combine with hooker Dane Coles in the starting front row, with props Karl Tu'inukuafe and Angus Ta'avao, and hooker Nathan Harris to provide front...