Dane Coles is a Hurricanes centurion having made his Super Rugby debut in 2009. The highly agile ball-running hooker has also captained the Hurricanes and guided them to their maiden Super Rugby victory in 2016. In that same year the father of two was awarded the Tom French Memorial Cup as Maori rugby player of the year. Coles is part of the Wellington Lions and represented New Zealand in the Maori All Blacks and at the U21’s level. He began his career in the All Black jersey in 2012 and was part of the Rugby World Cup winning team of 2015.