Kieran Read rugby player
Kieran Read rugby player

Kieran Read

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

"A lot's been said all week and the guys really fronted" - Kieran Read

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand atoned for defeat in Perth by thrashing Australia 36-0 in Auckland to retain the Bledisloe Cup, pleasing captain Kieran Read.     All Blacks captain Kieran Read saluted his team-mates...

Ratings: New Zealand v Australia

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks bounced back from a joint-highest defeat last weekend to comprehensively beat the Wallabies at Eden Park.   We have rated the two starting line ups out of a possible 10.   All...

"These moments are built for us as All Blacks" - Kieran Read

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand fell to a stunning loss against Australia last time out, but All Blacks captain Kieran Read is confident they will bounce back.     Kieran Read insists the Bledisloe Cup decider...

*99 not out - Steve Hansen's record as All Black head coach by the numbers

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks' head coach Steve Hansen will take charge of his 100th test match as New Zealand's head coach this weekend in the second Bledisloe Cup of the year.   Hansen took over from former head...

All Blacks name team for the deciding Bledisloe Cup Test against Australia

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Australia in the Bledisloe Cup Challenge Test at Eden Park, Auckland, on Saturday 17 August.     In changes from the All Blacks 23 which played the...

Erasmus looks ahead to the Boks final 80 before heading to Japan

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks were preparing to launch themselves into the Rugby World Cup with a momentum-boosting performance at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday, said Rassie Erasmus, director of rugby, on the...

New Zealand's biggest losses after Wallabies walloping

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the heaviest defeats New Zealand have suffered following their 47-26 loss to Australia in the Rugby Championship.     New Zealand suffered the joint-heaviest loss in their...

Read: All Blacks have 'got to be better' after 21-point loss to Wallabies

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia beat New Zealand 47-26 in the Rugby Championship and All Blacks captain Kieran Read pulled no punches in his assessment.     New Zealand captain Kieran Read lamented the All Blacks'...

Bledisloe Cup Ratings: Australia v New Zealand

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a stunning victory for the Wallabies over the All Blacks, we rank both starting XV's out of a possible 10.     Wallabies   1. Scott Sio - 7   Solid in the scrums...

"It's not even part of our equation really, to be honest" - Kieran Read says the All Blacks not concerned about #1 status

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks captain Kieran Read says potentially losing world number one status is "not even part of our equation".     Kieran Read says New Zealand have no concerns that they could be knocked...