Kieran Read rugby player
Kieran Read rugby player

Kieran Read

26th Oct 1985 1.93m/110kg No. 8

How the All Blacks fared in the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup was a special one as the bulk of the All Blacks squad were made available to their regional sides, an extremely rare occurrence as New Zealand's...

Video - Will Jordan shows his class again for Tasman

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman Mako ran out 24-41 victors over Counties Manukau on Saturday with Kieran Read making his return to Mitre 10 Cup action but Will Jordan took the spotlight once again as Tasman's back three shone...

Legends of the game congratulate Ken Owens on 250 games

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

From Kieran Read to Jamie George to Mario Ledesma, a number of top players from the past and present have congratulated Wales and Lions hooker Ken Owens on reaching 250 games for his beloved Scarlets...

Michael Hooper set for Japan in 2021

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has accepted a sabbatical deal to join Japanese team Toyota Verblitz next year on a six-month deal.     The 28-year-old, who will link up with former Waratahs...

Kieran Read signs on to play in the Mitre 10 Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union has confirmed the signing of former All Blacks captain Kieran Read for the upcoming Mitre 10 Cup season.   Read, who hails from the South Auckland region...

The Six Players Who Have Played 150 Games For The Crusaders

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black second-rower Sam Whitelock is set to become the seventh player to bring up his 150th game for the Crusaders this weekend against the Chiefs and in doing so he joins an elite club of players to...

Super Rugby Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend saw the return of Super Rugby in Australia while New Zealand enjoyed their fourth consecutive weekend of live rugby.   The action kicked off in Brisbane with James O'Connor's late...

Five Reasons Why Round Two Of Super Rugby Aotearoa Will Be Even Better Than Round One

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a blockbuster opening round of Super Rugby Aotearoa, New Zealand prepares for round two of the competition with the second round of action promising to better the spills and thrills of the first. The...

Where are they now? The 2016 Super Rugby winning Hurricanes Team

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the Rugby World Cup in England in 2015, The Hurricanes won their first championship after repeating their efforts of 2015 by finishing first in the regular season and hosting the...

Most Capped Super Rugby XV Of All Time

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

To celebrate the return of rugby and in particular Super Rugby, we take a look at the most capped Super Rugby team of all time.     1. Wyatt Crockett - Crusaders, 202   A true legend...