All Blacks skipper relishing Springboks clash
Kieran Read says rivalry with South Africans is 'massive' and he is happy playing as number eight
SHOWS: WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND (JULY 26, 2019) (TVNZ - Broadcasters: NO USE NEW ZEALAND Digital: NO ACCESS NEW ZEALAND INTERNET SITES / ANY INTERNET SITE OF ANY NEW ZEALAND OR AUSTRALIA BASED MEDIA ORGANISATIONS OR MOBILE PLATFORMS) 1.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) ALL BLACKS CAPTAIN, KIERAN READ SAYING: "Look, I'll do whatever for this team but, yeah, right now it's at number eight.
I'm excited to be playing there.
That's the role I want to be playing, so we'll see what happens later in the year but certainly just excited to be on the track for the first time this year in the black jersey so I can't wait." 2.
WHITE FLASH 3.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) ALL BLACKS CAPTAIN, KIERAN READ SAYING: "It's certainly a rivalry that we really look forward to and the tradition of it is massive.
For us it's huge.
But is any rivalry I think.
But the Springboks especially as a game we look forward to." (Production: Stefan Haskins and Stefan Haskins)