Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read doubts he will return to Japan this year, but will wait and see over fulfilling the final year of his contract in 2021.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read and coach Steve Hansen both spoke passionately after their final match with the team in the bronze final on Friday.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read reflects on his team’s World Cup exit following their 19-7 semi-final loss against England in Yokohama on Saturday.
A selection of the best quotes from players and coaches at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan on Thursday.
Staff writer DYLAN JACK selects a pack of forwards from the individuals who have been impressive in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Departing coach Joe Schmidt says that Ireland’s failure to make the All Blacks work for their points was his side’s undoing following their 46-14 quarter-final defeat in Tokyo.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen disapproves of the trial-by-social-media notion after claims that match officials missed incidents of foul play in the victory over the Springboks.
All Blacks scrumhalf Aaron Smith says the squad only found out both Kieran Read and TJ Perenara would lead their haka against the Springboks the day before the Test.
All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster has avoided commenting on a controversial incident involving captain Kieran Read in their 23-13 victory over the Springboks on Saturday.
Hear the reactions of the Springbok coach and captain, as well as their counterparts, following the Pool B opener in Yokohama.