Read skips training but Hansen 100% confident he will play semi-final

Rugby Union - Rugby World Cup - England Training - Arcs Urayasu Park, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan - October 22, 2019 England's Ben Youngs with team mates during training REUTERS/Matthew Childs

TOKYO (Reuters) – All Blacks captain Kieran Read skipped training on Tuesday ahead of their Rugby World Cup semi-final due to a sore calf muscle, but coach Steve Hansen was “100%” certain he would face England in Yokohama on Saturday. The 33-year-old Read, who has battled back into superb form after recovering from back surgery […]

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