Te Karere – History of the Maori All Blacks: 1930 - A Legend Headlines Maori All Blacks Side
Tuesday 13 Jun 2017
In this instalment, Maori rugby historian Malcolm Mullholand recounts the epic first clash in 1930 between the Maori All Blacks and the Lions. The Maori team's star selection is one of the greatest rugby players ever - George Nepia. The match is played in front of 25,000 fans at Athletic Park. After a dominant start by Great Britain, the Maori storm back into the game in the second half.