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All Blacks hide haka behind closed doors (AFP)
Populux | November 25, 2006 at 09:06 pmby
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CARDIFF (AFP) - The All Blacks performed their famous haka in their Millennium Stadium dressing room after a row with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU). The New Zealanders, who beat Wales 45-10, were furious that the WRU had requested the haka be performed in between the national anthems, rather than just before kick-off. Wales had wanted their own national anthem, Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (Land of My Fathers), to be their official response to the challenge. But, to the disappointment of the 75,000 crowd, ...