Dan Cole

England prop Dan Cole needs neck operation and will be sidelined for six months
Friday 23rd May 14:48

England prop Dan Cole is to undergo a neck operation next week and will be out of action for six months.

Six Nations: Stuart Lancaster laments 'damaging' blow for England as Dan Cole is ruled out
Monday 17th February 14:02

Coach Stuart Lancaster admits the injury to Dan Cole has hit England hard but has backed David Wilson to impress as his replacement against Ireland this weekend.

Six Nations: England lose tighthead prop Dan Cole to injury for remainder of tournament
Sunday 16th February 20:04

England prop Dan Cole has been ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations because of a neck problem.

England coach Stuart Lancaster wanted Dan Cole's experience for New Zealand battle
Thursday 14th November 14:29

Stuart Lancaster believes the experience of Dan Cole will be vital to England's chances of inflicting a first defeat of the year on New Zealand on Saturday.

England recall Dan Cole as Dylan Hartley wins 50th cap against New Zealand
Thursday 14th November 09:56

England have made only one change to their starting line-up for their final autumn international against New Zealand on Saturday.

Leicester prop Dan Cole escapes RFU punishment for apparant bite
Monday 9th September 16:52

Leicester prop Dan Cole will not be punished for an apparent bite on an opponent in Sunday's clash with Worcester.

Final showdowns
Tuesday 21st May 15:29

The curtain will finally fall on the Aviva Premiership season on Saturday when East Midlands rivals Leicester and Northampton clash at Twickenham.

Tom Croft praises Leicester who have six players in the Lions squad
Tuesday 30th April 17:46

Leicester flanker Tom Croft has paid tribute to the Tigers after six players from the club were named in the British and Irish Lions squad to tour Australia.

Ireland prop Cian Healy cited for stamp on Dan Cole during Six Nations defeat
Monday 11th February 15:18

Ireland prop Cian Healy has been cited for allegedly stamping on England's Dan Cole during Sunday's Six Nations clash.

Dan Cole believes England will learn from their frustrating loss to South Africa
Sunday 25th November 16:11

Dan Cole believes England will learn from the indecision which proved so costly in Saturday's 16-15 defeat to South Africa at Twickenham.

Leicester hooker Tom Youngs handed first England start
Thursday 8th November 10:14

Leicester hooker Tom Youngs will make his England Test debut in Saturday's International against Fiji at Twickenham.

Cole up for Beastly challenge
Tuesday 5th June 20:17

England prop Dan Cole is relishing the challenge of taming South Africa loosehead Tendai Mtawarira, the man known as 'The Beast'.

Cole harbours title goal
Wednesday 2nd February 16:47

Dan Cole believes England can overcome their injury problems and win this year's RBS Six Nations.

Cole eyes clean sweep
Thursday 7th October 11:55

Dan Cole hopes to cement his place in a Leicester side aiming to win everything this season.

Cole pays price for victory
Monday 21st June 19:46

Dan Cole is still in high spirits following England's win against Australia, despite requiring seven stitches.

Aussie flair flattens England
Saturday 12th June 13:26

Despite complete dominance up front, England were outdone by Aussie flair as they crashed to a 27-17 defeat in the first Test.

Saints trio top nominations
Friday 7th May 11:37

Northampton trio Ben Foden, Phil Dowson and Soane Tonga'uiha are in the running to lift the prestigious RPA players' player award.

Rowntree: Dan's the man
Thursday 11th February 07:44

England scrum coach Graham Rowntree has backed rookie prop Dan Cole to rise to the challenge of packing down against Italy.

Gatland targets front row
Thursday 28th January 11:27

Wales coach Warren Gatland is set to target England¿s novice front row when the sides meet at Twickenham next week.

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