All Blacks captain Read to retire after World Cup

Read holds the record, with 19, for the most consecutive victories as an international captain New Zealand captain Kieran Read will retire from international rugby union after this year’s World Cup in Japan. The 33-year-old has 118 caps for the All Blacks, including just 14 defeats, and has helped his country win the World Cup […]

World Rugby plans harmful to player welfare – Farrell & Sexton

Owen Farrell and his England team could face more competitive matches each year if World Rugby plans are approved World Rugby’s proposals to revamp the game are harmful to player welfare, say some of the world’s leading players, including England captain Owen Farrell. The sport’s international governing body wants to introduce a 12-team World League […]