Dane Coles rugby player
Dane Coles rugby player

Dane Coles

10th Dec 1986 1.84m/108kg Hooker

Laumape to miss Hurricanes clash with the Waratahs

53 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes head coach Jason Holland believes there is plenty of excitement building in the squad as they head across the ditch to kick off their Super Rugby Trans-Tasman campaign against the Waratahs in...

Super Rugby Aotearoa teams embrace Anzac spirit

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s Super Rugby Aotearoa teams will embrace the Anzac spirit during this weekend’s round of matches as they acknowledge all servicemen and women across the country, and have reached...

Dane Coles extends NZ contract through to 2023

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby and his Super Rugby team, inking a deal through to 2023.     The 34-year-old has played 74 Tests...

Dane Coles returns to Hurricanes starting XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centurion and former captain Dane Coles will return to the starting line-up for Friday night’s Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa match against the Highlanders in Dunedin.Coles, who has missed the...

Hurricanes name new captain for 2021

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Loyal Hurricanes and All Black servant Ardie Savea will have the honour of leading the Canes as their new captain for the upcoming season.   It is a poetic novelty that Savea’s first time...

New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

Julian Savea returns as the Hurricanes confirm 2021 squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hawke’s Bay’s Lolagi Visinia and Wellington’s Pepesana Patafilo will take up the final two spots in next year’s Hurricanes roster.    The 2021 squad will officially...

All Blacks See Off Pumas With A Clinical Performance

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand avenged their historic first ever defeat to Argentina two weeks ago with an emphatic 38-0 victory over the Pumas in the second last fixture of the Tri Nations Championship. New Zealand missed...

Akira Ioane starts for the All Blacks 'vital' test against Argentina

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Argentina in the Tri Nations Test at McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, on Saturday 28 November.   The key feature of the squad is the selection of loosehead...