Coles, 31, hasn't played since November's knee injury suffered against France, but he's been a part of the All Blacks' squad during this year's Rugby Championship. All injuries which prevent professional athletes from competing are by definition cruel, but Dane Coles' knee problem, which will keep him out of rugby for up to six months, seems especially so. Dane Coles has opened up about the creeping doubts of whether he would return to the rugby field following a horror run of injuries.

Coles has also played international rugby for New Zealand's All Blacks since 2012. The return of Dane Coles and Nepo Laulala from long-term injury, and the selection of openside flanker Matt Todd, highlighted Steve Hansen's All …

Other Competitions; Ref mic picks up Dane Coles foul mouthed verbal tirade on an injured Rob Kearney. Coles, 31, hasn't played since November's knee injury suffered against France, but he's been a part of the All Blacks' squad during this year's Rugby Championship.

Rugby: How to Goal Kick (Detailed Technique) like Farrell, Barrett(s), Daly, McKenzie & more! A SUSPECTED rib injury to skipper Dane Coles has cast a shadow over the Hurricanes six-try 41-0 Super Rugby quarter-final win over the Sharks in Wellington. During that time away from the game, he considered retirement. Dane Coles completes injury rehab on his troublesome knee with All Blacks doctor Tony Page in May. Dane Coles down injured during the All Blacks' game with France. Dane Coles reveals he had decided to retire after suffering injury earlier this season • Source: 1 NEWS.

An Onslaught follower sent us in this clip of this verbal tongue-lashing dished out by Dane Coles in 2018 and it’s pretty shocking stuff..

Captain Dane Coles couldn't recover from knee surgery in time to take the park for the Hurricanes this year. James RFC 173,591 views Coles ruptured knee ligaments playing for New Zealand against France in November last year. Dane Coles' return to active duty continues to the subject of negotiations between Wellington and New Zealand Rugby (NZR). Coles missed the entire 2018 Super Rugby season after he picked up a serious knee injury in the All Blacks' end-of-year tour in 2017.


All Blacks and Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles will miss the rest of the Super Rugby season through injury but has tentatively targeted a return in New Zealand's provincial championship. Captain Dane Coles of the Hurricanes leaves the field with an injury. Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd said when Coles returned to training he got a calf strain and developed headaches. - Duration: 9:04. It says a lot about Danes Coles that he could manage a wry smile as he hobbled … All Blacks hooker Dane Coles concedes that the past two injury-plagued years caused him to question his future in rugby but says his desire to … The Hurricanes expect to see Dane Coles back out on the field at some stage in the Super Rugby season, but exactly when is anyone's guess.
A suspected rib injury to skipper Dane Coles has cast a shadow over the Hurricanes six-try 41-0 Super Rugby quarter-final win over the Sharks in Wellington. Coles sustained a knee injury when the Hurricanes played the Highlanders in March.