Great news for New Zealand rugby. Dane Coles signed the renewal of his contract with the All Blacks and Hurricanes until 2023. ANDThe 34-year-old hooker has already played 74 test matches for the New Zealand national team since his debut in 2012 and more than 120 games with Hurricanes.
“I am grateful to do what I love and for the opportunity to continue with Hurricanes and New Zeland Rugby.”Stated Coles emphatically, thanking the Wellington franchise for their loyalty. Furthermore, the hooker described himself as a “club” player.
Coles also did not minimize his joy at renewing with his national team. “I am excited about the chance to play for the All Blacks again. It is a great honor to play for that team, “said Coles, who acknowledged that” he never took my presence for granted with this shirt, “he said.
Coles’ renewal was very well received by the entire New Zealand rugby community. “The Extension of Colesy’s Commitment (to the All Blacks) it’s fantastic news. He is a top quality player, an inspiration to his teammates and has an honesty that we love ”, stated Ian Foster, head coach of the All Blacks.