Dane Coles rugby player
Dane Coles rugby player

Dane Coles

10th Dec 1986 1.84m/110kg Hooker

History: Maori All Blacks and Ireland

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The history of the Māori All Blacks versus Ireland or Irish teams is short yet significant.     In 1888-89, some twenty-two years before the official formation of a New Zealand Māori side...

Winners & Losers: All Blacks squad to face Ireland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster named his first squad of 2022 with six uncapped players.   The All Blacks' boss has sprung a few surprise selections, with some of the selections with...

Introducing The Six Uncapped Players In The All Blacks Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has named a 36-man squad to face Ireland in a three-test series.   Here are the six uncapped players that have been included in the squad.    Pita...

All Blacks Name Squad To Face Ireland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

“This will be the biggest home series since the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour for the All Blacks. There are massive expectations all round and it will be immensely competitive.” Ian Foster...

Dane Coles Laces Up for Hurricanes Clash Against the Fijian Drua

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Hurricanes prepare for their first home game since their return from Australia, Head Coach Jason Holland has named his side to take on the Fijian Drua on Sunday with Hurricanes legend Dane Coles...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...

Hurricanes 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squad announced

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes Head Coach Jason Holland has announced his squad ahead of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific competition.   11 players are in line to make their Hurricanes debut when the competition kicks...

Aaron Smith and Sam Cane return for French test

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play France for the Dave Gallaher Trophy in the final Test of their Northern Tour at Stade de France, Paris, on Saturday 20 November (Kick off: 9.00PM CET / 9.00AM...

All Black Player Ratings v Ireland

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

An emphatic performance from Ireland saw them overwhelm New Zealand in Dublin and earn a memorable victory.   Here is how we rated Ian Foster's men in defeat.    15 Jordie Barrett -...

All Blacks Team Named To Face Ireland

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Ireland at Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland, on Saturday 13 November. (Kick-off:  3.15PM / 4.15AM Sunday NZT).   The forward pack which ran out...