Kieran Read rugby player
Kieran Read rugby player

Kieran Read

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

41 players named for All Blacks foundation day

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks have announced forty-one players who will attend the day which is aimed at allowing the All Blacks management team and top players to lay the foundation for the international season ahead. A...

Japanese club Verblitz replace one World Cup winning coach with another - reports

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen already has his next job line up for after this year's World Cup according to a report by to Sydney's Daily Telegraph.     Hansen is set to become...

Highly touted powerhouse wing set for Crusaders' Super Rugby debut

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders are set to play their first home game in three rounds of Super Rugby, and Head Coach Scott Robertson has named his side for Saturday evening's match against the Brumbies.    Robertson...

All Black captain suffers double haematoma injury

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read's return to action was cut short on Friday, but neither Sam Whitelock nor Scott Robertson seemed too concerned by the injury.       Sam Whitelock is confident the injury...

Super Rugby Stats & Facts: Hurricanes v Crusaders

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at 10 stats and facts ahead of the Super Rugby round 7 clash between Hurricanes and Crusaders at Westpac Stadium.     1. The Crusaders have won their last three Super Rugby games...

All Black captain returns for top of the table New Zealand derby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have been boosted by the return of All Blacks captain and no.8 Kieran Read for the big derby match this week against the Hurricanes in Wellington; a match that will establish the competition...

All Blacks return for Crusaders & Hurricanes ahead of New Zealand derby

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Plumtree and Scott Robertson will welcome back their key players ahead of the New Zealand derby that will decide who tops the New Zealand Super Rugby conference after round 7.   All Blacks...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby wants relegation in Six Nations and Rugby Championship   World Rugby has outlined plans for a new global competition and revealed that it wants to press for promotion...

Kieran Read's career in numbers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the best facts and stats from Kieran Read's career, as he prepares to step down from New Zealand duty.       Kieran Read announced on Wednesday that he is to retire...

Kieran Read Explains Snubbing European Move

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read had been linked with Racing 92 and a Premiership switch, but said it was a "pretty straightforward" decision to move to Japan.         New Zealand captain Kieran...