Dane Coles rugby player
Dane Coles rugby player

Dane Coles

10th Dec 1986 1.84m/103kg Hooker

All Black Player Ratings v Ireland

10 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

10 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...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of international rugby in Europe has come to an end, and it's time to pick the Ultimate Rugby Autumn Nations Team of the Week.     A doubleheader kicked things off with...

Record falls as All Blacks crush Crowley's Azzurri

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand ran in seven tries after making a stuttering start to their clash with Italy at the Stadio Olimpico.   New Zealand extended their 100 per cent winning record against Italy to 15 games...

On This Day in 2016: Magnificent Ireland claim historic win over All Blacks

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five years ago today, Ireland ended their 111-year wait for a first victory over New Zealand by bringing the world champions' record winning streak to a juddering halt with a sensational 40-29 victory...

All Blacks team named to play Italy

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Italy at Stadium Olimpico in Rome, on Saturday 6 November (Kick-off: 2.00PM CET / 2.00AM NZT Sunday) in the third match of the Tudor Northern Tour.  The...

United States 14-104 New Zealand: Ruthless 16-try All Blacks run riot to win inaugural 1874 Cup Test

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand showed no mercy to the USA as they turned on the style at FedExField, running in 16 tries.   Will Jordan scored a hat-trick as rampant New Zealand tore the United States apart to win...

Sam Cane returns for the All Blacks against USA

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play the USA in the 1874 Cup Test match at FedExField in Washington DC on Saturday 23 October (Kick-off: 3.30PM EST, 8.30PM UK, 8.30AM Sunday 24 October NZT).   It...

Captain Cane returns, uncapped lock Josh Lord called up

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki and Chiefs lock Josh Lord has been called into the All Blacks squad for the Northern Tour to the USA and Europe.   20-year-old Lord, together with All Blacks Sam Cane, Samuel Whitelock,...

Foster calls on All Blacks to 'match fire with fire' in Bledisloe Cup battle

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have held the Bledisloe Cup since 2003 and head coach Ian Foster wants a whitewash on home soil this weekend.     Ian Foster has called on New Zealand to fight "fire with fire"...