Back from Japan, Read keen to play Mitre 10 Cup

2020-05-22 14:27

Former All Blacks skipper Kieran Read is enthusiastic about the potential of playing in the Mitre 10 Cup later this year.

'More nerves' - All Blacks say tiny margins could make difference against Ireland

2019-10-18 07:59

Defending world champions New Zealand are ready to conquer their quarter-final nerves and seize the slightest opportunity against Ireland.

'Nervous wait' for All Blacks over possible Read citing

2019-10-03 07:24

The All Blacks have a nervous wait over a potential citing for captain Kieran Read following their thrashing of Canada.

'Gutless' - Read blasts ref decision to not bin Bok wing

2019-09-23 14:39

All Blacks captain Kieran Read believes Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi deserved a yellow card in the first half of their World Cup clash.

Read praises All Blacks discipline against Boks

2019-09-22 12:45

All Blacks captain Kieran Read hailed his side's discipline which he believes was a central factor in their Rugby World Cup win over the Springboks.

Duane v Kieran: One last epic tussle?

2019-09-16 12:35

Revered modern eighth-men Duane Vermeulen and Kieran Read may be locking horns for the last time in the Yokohama RWC humdinger, writes Rob Houwing.

Wallabies have 'fire in belly', warns All Blacks skipper

2019-08-09 13:38

It might be 17 years since the Wallabies won the Bledisloe Cup, but All Blacks skipper Kieran Read insisted Friday their arch-rivals have "fire in their belly".

Boks to go 'guns blazing' at All Blacks

2019-07-26 09:59

Rival captains Kieran Read and Duane Vermeulen may be mates off the field but they are set for a "massive" confrontation in Wellington.

All Blacks captain Read opens 2019 account

2019-03-27 07:37

All Blacks captain Kieran Read will make his first appearance of the season when he starts for the Crusaders against the Hurricanes.

Crusaders say grieving more important than name change talk

2019-03-19 13:25

Crusaders duo Sam Whitelock and Kieran Read say grieving the Christchurch mosque attacks is currently more important than a name change.


WATCH | New Zealand captain Read bows out in typical fashion

2019-11-01 13:50

Kieran Read did not want a World Cup third-place play-off to be his last Test but you would never have known it.

World Cup quarter-final is 'real deal' for All Blacks skipper

2019-10-13 11:24

New Zealand captain Kieran Read said the World Cup was now the "real deal" as it moves into the knockout stage.

'We want to nail this' - All Blacks to show no mercy to Canada

2019-10-01 07:50

New Zealand playing Canada may be a mismatch, but for All Blacks captain Kieran Read Wednesday's clash in Oita is a vital step.

All Blacks assistant sidesteps Read cheap shot claims

2019-09-23 08:47

New Zealand assistant coach Ian Foster has refrained from commenting directly on an incident involving their skipper Kieran Read against the Boks.

We can't moan, I think the ref was good - Rassie

2019-09-21 14:43

Defending champions New Zealand burnished their credentials as favourites for the Rugby World Cup with a hard-fought 23-13 win against SA.

All Blacks skipper 'prickly' on eve of crunch Wallabies Test

2019-08-16 10:14

All Blacks captain Kieran Read warned he's in a "prickly" mood as he demanded an improvement in discipline and defence for the Bledisloe Cup decider against Australia.

All Black skipper: Draw felt like a loss

2019-07-27 15:57

As the Springboks celebrated, the All Blacks were distraught with captain Kieran Read saying it felt like a loss.

Crusaders moan over Sharks' scrum tactics

2019-05-06 10:25

The Crusaders were not happy with the Sharks' tactics at scrum time following last Friday’s 21-21 draw in Christchurch.

Read set for Crusaders return

2019-03-25 10:52

All Blacks captain Kieran Read has been cleared to play for the Crusaders in their New Zealand Super Rugby derby against the Hurricanes in Wellington.

All Blacks skipper Read to quit after RWC

2019-03-06 06:11

All Blacks captain Kieran Read announced he will retire from international rugby after this year's Rugby World Cup to play for Japanese club Toyota Verblitz.

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