All Black Coles fuming over World Rugby scheme

2019-03-07 08:42

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles slammed World Rugby for failing to consult players or Pacific island teams about plans to revamp the international Test match schedule.

Coles back to lead Hurricanes against Crusaders

2019-02-21 08:48

Hurricanes captain Dane Coles will return to the starting XV for the first time since 2017 when they meet the Crusaders in Christchurch .

Dane Coles bemoans All Blacks poor execution

2018-11-20 11:16

Hooker Dane Coles has lamented the All Blacks' poor execution in the 16-9 defeat to Ireland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.

Codie Taylor welcomes Dane Coles' return

2018-11-07 10:49

Respect that has long marked the relationship and rivalry between All Black hookers Dane Coles and Codie Taylor was evident again in London this week.

All Blacks hooker Coles faces six months out

2017-11-12 20:54

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles could be out of action for six months after suffering ligament damage in the win over France.

Newlands is a tough place despite local support - Whitelock

On Tuesday All Blacks hooker Dane Coles and lock Sam Whitelock spoke of the history and culture of rugby in Cape Town, as well as the local support they receive, ahead of Saturday's Test against the Boks at Newlands. Watch.

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Clear-headed Coles returns to All Blacks

2017-08-23 19:20

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has been cleared to play his first Test of the year in the Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

Coles set to return against Wallabies

2017-08-22 11:20

NZ hooker Dane Coles is expected to make his return to Test rugby on Saturday against Australia, ending a frustrating five months battling injury.

Hurricanes duo tip Lions for title

2017-07-31 18:04

The Hurricanes leadership group has backed the Lions to win their maiden Super Rugby title ahead of the final clash with the Crusaders.

Marx v Coles: Fine Champs foretaste

2017-07-28 12:01

The Rugby Championship being just around the corner spices some of the match-ups in Johannesburg on Saturday even further, writes Rob Houwing.


Fit-again Coles reveals injury struggles

2019-02-22 10:21

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles revealed his struggles during his long injury absence as he prepared to make his first start for the Hurricanes in 18 months.

Dane Coles stays loyal to All Blacks

2019-01-24 06:59

Veteran hooker Dane Coles has ruled himself out of the expected exodus of All Blacks following this year's Rugby World Cup.

Coles, All Blacks mindful of Chicago repeat

2018-11-13 09:21

Hooker Dane Coles says the All Blacks will be doing everything in their power to avoid a repeat of their 2016 defeat to Ireland in Chicago.

Coles back for All Blacks, but rejects captaincy

2018-10-29 11:25

New Zealand hooker Dane Coles is fighting fit for his return to the All Blacks side this weekend against Japan, but he has ruled out taking the captain's armband.

All Blacks derive plans to disrupt Bok set pieces

2017-10-04 09:00

As they prepare for the Test at Newlands, the All Blacks have their sights set on again disrupting the Springboks’ set pieces.

Coles relishing return in 50th Test

2017-08-25 10:57

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles will put a season of frustration behind him when he runs out against Australia at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.

Coles set to start for All Blacks in Dunedin

2017-08-23 12:48

Dane Coles is set to be in New Zealand's starting line-up when they host Australia in their Bledisloe Cup rematch in Dunedin on Saturday.

All Black Coles out of Wallaby Test

2017-08-13 09:08

New Zealand hooker Dane Coles has been ruled out of the Test against Australia, with coach Steve Hansen confirming he is suffering a injury.

Hurricanes skipper backs Lions for title

2017-07-29 21:16

Hurricanes captain Dane Coles has heaped praise on the Lions, backing them to go the distance in Super Rugby.

Coles to start 100th match against Lions

2017-07-27 13:28

Hurricanes captain Dane Coles will start at hooker in Saturday's semi-final against the Lions in what will be his 100th appearance for the club.

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