Kieran Read

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Ireland’s Josh van der Flier is dragged back by Beauden Barrett of New Zealand during the Guinness Series Test match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

5th minute – Ireland 0 New Zealand 0 After a well-worked lineout, New Zealand looked dangerous just a few metres from the Irish line. However, Josh v(...)

Kieran Read speaks to the media on Friday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Feels like the circus is in town. New Zealand’s greatest export is not sheep it’s their cherished All Blacks. Mean and hungry, they come among us. S(...)

  Kieran Read (centre) walks out for the New Zealand captain’s run with Joe Moody  and Waisake Naholo at the Aviva stadium on Friday. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

All Blacks captain Kieran Read believes his side will have to deliver “the best performance of their season” in order to beat Ireland at the Aviva sta(...)

All Blacks loosehead Karl Tu’inukuafe. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

15 Damian McKenzie Club: Chiefs Age: 23 Height: 5’9” Weight: 83kg (13st 1lb) Caps: 21 A standout performer at Twickenham, McKenzie’s low-centre of g(...)

Ireland’s frontrow of Tadhg Furlong, Rory Best and Cian Healy. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The waiting is nearly over. On Saturday night the rugby fixture of the year takes place, as Ireland welcome the All Blacks to the Aviva Stadium. It i(...)

Devin Toner made a big impact coming off the replacements bench against the Pumas. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Gavin Cummiskey This being the Ireland team we think Joe Schmidt will name, it won’t be the side that takes the field against New Zealand next Saturd(...)

Bundee Aki has become a key player for Ireland since his debut in 2017. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

New Zealanders have never quite known what to make of their own who end up playing against the All Blacks. Kiwis playing against the All Blacks is a (...)

Ireland’s Dan Leavy in possession  during the clash against Argentina at the Aviva Stadium. Niall Carson/PA

“I’ll get the microscope out and have a decent look,” said Joe Schmidt of what Ireland team tussles with the All Blacks. If, as the evidence increasi(...)

 New Zealand’s  Ryan Crotty crosses the line to score the winning try in the last minute of the 2013 clash at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Look at the All Blacks bench from Sunday, November 24th, 2013. Today’s best player in the world, Beauden Barrett, arrived to cause serious damage. I (...)

New Zealand’s head coach Steve Hansen  and Australia’s head coach Michael Cheika.  “Today we’re playing 14 or 15 Test matches alone and you just can’t ask the same people to do it all the time,” said Hansen. Photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty

When New Zealand face Japan in Tokyo on Saturday, the All Blacks will be thousands of miles away. Dress it up any way you like but by announcing a sq(...)

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