South African outrage over 'king of cheap shots' Dane Coles

2020-02-17 12:43

Hooker Dane Coles has been labelled the "king of cheap shots" as South African fans fumed over his return to Super Rugby for the Hurricanes against the Sharks.

Wounded All Black Coles eyes Bledisloe redemption

2019-08-12 09:00

Hooker Dane Coles says New Zealand's record loss to the Wallabies in Perth left him searching for what it means to be an All Black and desperate for redemption.

Barrett, Coles back as Hurricanes name team to face Sharks

2019-05-30 12:24

Hurricanes coach John Plumtree has named his team for their Super Rugby encounter against the Sharks at Kings Park.

Coles named in Hurricanes squad for SA tour

2019-05-26 10:53

Star All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has been included in the Hurricanes touring squad for their upcoming two-match tour of South Africa.

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.


All Blacks duo named co-captains for Hurricanes

2020-01-15 10:27

The Hurricanes will have co-captains for the 2020 Super Rugby season.

Hurricanes outclass Lions at Ellis Park

2019-06-08 16:53

The Hurricanes produced a dominant performance against the Lions in their Super Rugby encounter at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Rob Houwing: Marx, Coles resume scrap for global supremacy

2019-05-28 14:41

Dynamic hookers Malcolm Marx and Dane Coles should be influential figures in the tense final straight of Super Rugby ordinary season, writes Rob Houwing.

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.

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