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Kieran Read: “I feel like I’m in as good nick as I’ve been in my career. . .Right now, it’s time to get out there and do it on the field.”  Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

All Blacks captain Kieran Read will make his long-awaited return to the field on Friday as the Canterbury Crusaders face the Wellington Hurricanes in (...)

Paul O’Connell with Mourad Boudjellal after signing for Toulon as a player in 2015. Photograph: RC Toulon/Inpho

Paul O’Connell and Ronan O’Gara could make adventurous new moves later this year in the formatives stages of their coaching careers, with O’Connell po(...)

 Ronan O’Gara will join up with The Crusaders next month. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Racing 92 have confirmed that Ronan O’Gara will depart the French club at the end of next month to move to New Zealand, where he will join Super Rugby(...)

Conor Murray makes a break during the Lions’ 12-3 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images.

Crusaders 3 British & Irish Lions 12 Conor Murray is back. He looked the part virtually from the off, one towering box kick from inside the 22 (...)

 Peter O’Mahony will make his first start of the Lions tour when he faces the Crusaders on Saturday.   Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Crusaders v British & Irish Lions, AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Saturday, 7.35pm local time (8.35am Irish time),  Live on Sky Sports 1 and our (...)

The Lions’ Jack McGrath  is tackled by James Parsons of the Auckland Blues  at Eden Park. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty  Images)

For Jack McGrath, it was a decidedly mixed bag. His first game in the iconic red jersey of the Lions will forever remain with him, but it was soured b(...)

Former Australian Wallabies’ coach Robbie Deans will be head coach of the Barbarians this year. Photograph: Daniel Munoz/Reuters

Former Australia head coach Robbie Deans will oversee the Barbarians for their fixtures against Ireland and England in May.Deans led the Wallabies fro(...)