Warriors star Adam Blair gets nod to lead Maori All-Stars

Veteran NRL forward Adam Blair will lead the New Zealand Maori side in their All-Stars match against the Indigenous All-Stars at AAMI Park on Friday night.

The Warriors forward was told the captaincy news by coach Stacey Jones on Monday morning.

The Maori side had their first training session in Melbourne, and along with a formidable forward pack, have an exciting young halves combination in Kalyn Ponga and Jahrome Hughes.

Adam Blair. Canberra Raiders v Vodafone Warriors, NRL Rugby League. GIO Stadium, Canberra, Australia. 24th March 2018. Copyright Photo: David Neilson /
Warriors forward Adam Blair in action against the Raiders. Source: Photosport