Every Rugby Moana Pasifika Maori All Black live stream and knock out match featuring the All Blacks will be available for free, broadcast on TVNZ 1 and streamed on Spark Sport. The Moana Pasifika Maori All Black Match is a chance for all New Zealanders, wherever they are, to get behind a team and to enjoy watching the ‘best of the best’ go head to head against each other for 80 minutes.
Pasifika Maori Rugby Game Māori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāi Tamawhariua/Te Rangaihouhiri) last night named eight new caps in a 24-strong squad to prepare for a one-off match against Moana Pasifika at FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton.
Hawke’s Bay and Highlanders hooker Ash Dixon (Ngāti Tahinga) will captain the side against Moana Pasifika on December 5.
The Māori All Blacks squad features an injection of youth around a core of experience and will also benefit from the knowledge of Highlanders Head Coach Tony Brown (Ngāpuhi), who has been announced as an Assistant Coach alongside Roger Randle (Ngāti Awa).
Among the new caps in the squad is an all-new midfield trio of Billy Proctor, 21, (Ngai Te Rangi/Ngāpuhi) and former Hamilton Boys’ High School first XV teammates Quinn Tupaea, 21, (Waikato/Tainui) and Rameka Poihipi, 22 (Ngāti Whakaue). fulllback Kaleb Trask (Ngāpuhi) is also 21.