Dane Coles rugby player
Dane Coles rugby player

Dane Coles

10th Dec 1986 1.84m/108kg Hooker

All Blacks lose Coles and Cane to injury

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks captain Sam Cane and hooker Dane Coles have been ruled out of New Zealand's Autumn Nations Series matches against Wales, Scotland and England.   Cane suffered two cheekbone fractures...

New Zealand: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Stephen Perofeta earn starts against Japan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the team for the Test against Japan in Tokyo.     Two players will make their first appearance in the run-on side...

Hurricanes Announce 2023 Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have today named their 38-man squad for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.  While the core of the squad is maintained from 2022, five new signs have been named, with four players...

All Blacks squad update ahead of Japan Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have made forced personnel changes ahead of today's depature to Tokyo for the Lipovitan-D Challenge Cup.     Six squad members will remain in New Zealand with an aim to join...

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...

Pablo Matera explains Dane Coles' handshake snub

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Los Pumas forward Pablo Matera has explained why he snubbed Dane Coles' handshake after Argentina's 53-3 loss to the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship.   As per tradition, the...

Foley returns for Wallabies as veteran relishes All Blacks clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bernard Foley is relishing "one more crack" at international rugby after the experienced fly-half was picked by Australia to face New Zealand in Thursday's Bledisloe Cup clash. After three years out of...

All Blacks named to play Australia in Melbourne

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for this week’s Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.  Captain...

All Blacks announce 33-man squad for Championship Test in Melbourne

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced a squad of 33 players that will travel to Melbourne for the Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies.     Loose...

Pablo Matera snubs Dane Coles in post match handshakes

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pablo Matera refused to shake All Blacks' hooker Dane Coles' hand after the round four Rugby Championship clash on Saturday.   The Pumas fell to a 53-3 defeat at the hands of New Zealand,...