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New Zealand's Rugby Team Performs Wet, Shirtless 'Haka' Dance: VIDEO

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New Zealand’s All Blacks defeated England 26-7 Sunday night in the 2014 Hong Kong Sevens Tournament, but the highlight of the night was the rain-soaked traditional Maori 'Haka' dance the All Blacks performed in celebration of their win.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. No words…should have sent a poet...

    Posted by: CHRISTOPHER I | Apr 3, 2014 11:48:59 AM


  2. Love the "Haka", love the men doing it.

    Posted by: terryp | Apr 3, 2014 11:52:46 AM


  3. There is news today that New Zealand ranks first in the world for social and environmental progress according to the Social Progress Imperative.

    Posted by: Mike | Apr 3, 2014 11:53:06 AM


  4. Talk about a perfect storm!

    Posted by: Wow | Apr 3, 2014 11:53:20 AM


  5. Yes.

    Posted by: Mark | Apr 3, 2014 12:02:21 PM


  6. The thirst is real.

    Posted by: Killian | Apr 3, 2014 12:04:46 PM


  7. Suddenly I'm hungry for Beef Wellington!

    Posted by: jonnathewoodswoman | Apr 3, 2014 12:05:42 PM


  8. I'm yellow carding you for egregious use of quotation marks, it IS The Haka Dance, it does not need to be emphasized or alluded to that it is something else.

    Posted by: Kenn | Apr 3, 2014 12:06:30 PM


  9. Very nice, but I have to wonder: is this kind of grandstanding available to EVERY team in soccer who wants to do something similar after winning a match, or is this something special that only this one team is allowed to do?

    Because doing a victory dance on the field right after the game seems like pretty poor sportsmanship.

    Posted by: Gregory In Seattle | Apr 3, 2014 12:07:41 PM


  10. oh yes. bring on the storm. please.

    Posted by: tinhouston | Apr 3, 2014 12:08:04 PM


  11. Looking for a place to emigrate, especially after SCOTUS handed America over to the wealthy elites on a silver platter yesterday. New Zealand looks more and more inviting.

    Posted by: jamal49 | Apr 3, 2014 12:40:06 PM


  12. I never wanted to move to New Zealand so much in my life...

    Posted by: Rad | Apr 3, 2014 12:40:38 PM


  13. I love rugby players and the All Blacks have more than their fair share of them. The HaKa, Gregory, is a long-standing Maori cultural expression that has been welcomed in rugby play for decades. It's hardly poor sportsmanship, more than players high-fiving each other, thrusting their arms up in the air, or pouring champagne over their heads during major tournaments or Superbowls.

    Posted by: Scott x | Apr 3, 2014 12:42:25 PM


  14. It's raining men (can't believe nobody beat me to it)!

    Posted by: Jack M | Apr 3, 2014 12:49:49 PM


  15. Wow! Such masculinity!

    Posted by: Matt27 | Apr 3, 2014 1:08:00 PM


  16. how appropriate that they follow it up with Bocelli's "con te partiro".. With you, I shall leave... INDEED. All of them.

    Posted by: hugo | Apr 3, 2014 1:16:48 PM


  17. Monsanto is in New Zealand, as nice as their SPI record appears
    -- got their corp lobbyists to influence the vote--so we're ultimately screwed no matter where we move to

    Posted by: joe | Apr 3, 2014 1:51:57 PM


  18. You had me at Haka

    Posted by: Paul | Apr 3, 2014 3:34:02 PM


  19. Andy- You have a comma and parenthesis missing, oh never mind these guys are Hawt!!

    Posted by: tim | Apr 3, 2014 3:56:47 PM


  20. Very nice!

    Posted by: Carlos | Apr 3, 2014 4:37:52 PM


  21. Masculine pride...

    Posted by: jarago | Apr 3, 2014 6:02:55 PM


  22. that one guy has a twelve pack... woof!!

    Posted by: dana | Apr 3, 2014 6:09:14 PM


  23. @CHRISTOPHER I - LOL !! I love ANY reference to "Contact" !!

    Posted by: Tre | Apr 3, 2014 6:14:45 PM


  24. Kia Ora indeed....

    Posted by: Waynesfca | Apr 4, 2014 2:59:46 AM


  25. Real men just do the Y-M-C-A! :)

    ^^X^^

    Posted by: Bruce Wayne | Apr 4, 2014 4:54:39 AM


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