Captain Read an inspiration - Barrett

2017-06-26 08:30

All Blacks pivot Beauden Barrett admitted to drawing inspiration from the performance of his captain, Kieran Read, against the Lions on Saturday.

All Blacks 'expect to win', says confident Read

2017-06-23 14:27

All Blacks captain Kieran Read left no room for argument about the first Test against the British and Irish Lions - New Zealand expect to win.

Read cleared to front British Lions

2017-06-21 10:40

All Blacks captain Kieran Read has overcome a thumb injury and will face the British and Irish Lions in the first Test in Auckland.

Read, Cruden confirmed for Lions, out for Samoa

2017-06-11 18:18

All Blacks' captain Kieran Read and flyhalf Aaron Cruden have been ruled out of NZ's Test against Samoa, but will be fit to face the British and Irish Lions.

Read signs All Black deal through to 2019 RWC

2017-05-24 07:08

All Blacks captain Kieran Read has signed a deal to stay in New Zealand rugby through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Read warns of 'dangerous' Springboks at 2019 RWC

2017-05-11 06:55

All Blacks skipper Kieran Read has backed the Springboks to emerge from a form slump and pose a real threat at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

All Blacks sweating on Read injury

2017-04-30 19:58

The All Blacks were sweating on the availability of captain Kieran Read for the looming British and Irish Lions series after the backrower suffered a broken thumb.

Key Crusaders quartet poised for return

2017-04-10 19:38

The Crusaders are set to be boosted by the return of Kieran Read and several other first-team players for their clash with the Sunwolves.

All Blacks skipper welcomes first son

2017-01-23 10:24

Kieran Read's first son is destined to become a Black Cap, according to his father.

All Blacks in the money as pay packets hiked

2016-12-14 09:00

Captain Kieran Read is likely to become the first All Black to earn more than $1 million per season after NZ Rugby agreed a major boost in salaries.


Read praises 'outstanding' Lions

2017-06-24 13:09

New Zealand captain Kieran Read has praised the British and Irish Lions' showing after the All Blacks went 1-0 up in the series.

Read returns, Ioane starts for All Blacks

2017-06-21 19:28

Kieran Read will captain the All Blacks as Rieko Ioane starts on the left wing for Saturday's first Test against the British and Irish Lions.

Read in line to face Lions - Foster

2017-06-20 11:56

Kieran Read took part in a first full contact training session since injuring his thumb on Tuesday and NZ coaches are confident the backrower will be fit to face the Lions.

Read edging closer to return

2017-05-31 11:11

All Blacks captain Kieran Read hopes to be out of his cast by late next week as excitement builds over the Lions tour.

Sport24: Top 5 reactions to the RWC 2019 pool draw

2017-05-11 17:39

The 2019 Rugby World Cup is a little over 2 years and 4 months away ... yet the anticipation is already palpable!

Read gives thumbs-up from hospital bed

2017-05-02 08:00

All Blacks skipper and Crusaders No 8 Kieran Read was all smiles following an operation on his thumb in Bloemfontein.

All Blacks sweat after Read breaks thumb v Cheetahs

2017-04-29 21:25

All Black skipper and Crusaders No 8 Kieran Read faces a fitness race against time after breaking his thumb against the Cheetahs.

Read returns after lengthy break

2017-04-07 11:23

All Blacks captain Kieran Read will make his long-awaited return to the rugby field this weekend, four months after his last game.

Surgery setback for Read

2016-12-19 10:28

All Blacks captain Kieran Read is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on a wrist injury.

All Blacks alive to France scrum threat - Read

2016-11-26 12:30

Captain Kieran Read says the All Blacks go into their final "massive" match of a long season alive to the threat posed by the French scrum.

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