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Maori All Blacks open with the haka, then bring the hammer

The New Zealand Maori All Blacks, a renowned invitational side of Maori descent, showed their superiority in scoring six tries en route to a 40-15 win over a depleted Canadian side

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Little players stand with the members of Rugby Canada during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Players stand on the field during the singing of the two respective national anthems before the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Members of New Zealand Maori All Blacks perform their Haka before the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Members of New Zealand Maori All Blacks perform their Haka before the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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The breath of Canada’s Hubert Buydens is visible during a break in play of the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s Hubert Buydens has a hold of the shirt of Maori All Blacks Andre Taylor before tackling him during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Maori All Blacks Robbie Robinson tries to avoid a tackle from Canada’s Matt Evans, left, and Canada’s Jon Phelan during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Maori All Blacks Andre Taylor is tackled by Canada’s Matt Evans during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s Adam Kleeberger tackles Maori All Black Nick Barrett but not in time to prevent him from scoring a try during the second half of the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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The breath of Canada’s Conor Trainor is visible during a break in play of the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s John Moonlight gets lifted during a line out during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Two New Zealand Maori All Blacks tackle Canada’s Nanyak Dala during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s Conor Trainor gets tackled during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s Conor Trainor is tackled by Maori All Blacks Ben Afeaki during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s Jeff Hassler dives for the first try of the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Fans react to a Rugby Canada try during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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A player finds himself at the bottom of a scrum during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s John Moonlight tries to avoid a tackle from Maori All Blacks Liam Squire, left, and Maori All Blacks Charlie Ngatai during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s Matt Evans is tackled during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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Canada’s scrum half Phil Mack prepares to feed the scrum during the rugby match at BMO field in Toronto on Nov. 3, 2013 between Rugby Canada and the New Zealand Maori All Blacks.

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