Varsity Shield

WATCH: SA Varsity Shield team performs 'haka'

2018-02-23 12:56

Cape Town - The Varsity Shield dished up a rather interesting pre-match show on Thursday as members of the Walter Sisulu University side performed a 'haka' before their match against Rhodes.

The match took place at Buffalo City Stadium in East London, and video footage of the performance was greeted with loud cheers from a small, but vocal home crowd.

The Walter Sisulu side is nicknamed the 'All Blacks' on their Twitter handle, and the hosts would go on to win the match 47-6 in a dominant display.

Video footage of the 'haka' made its way onto social media platforms on Friday, with some suggesting that it was disrespectful to the All Blacks. 

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