The following starters have both European and Maori heritage;Da iawn diolch wrote:Interesting thought - the Crusaders' starting 15 appears to have more players of Caucasian origin (likely British/Irish) than from Maori origin.
Havili has Tongan/European heritage
Mo'unga has Tongan/Samoan heritage
Taufua is Samoan
Tamanivalu is Fijian
Franks, Whitelock, Goodhue and Todd are the token white boys.
All part of our inclusive, multicultural society. All have grown up with kapa haka and tribal dances of all types and will no doubt bang out a sweet dance for you all to enjoy on Saturday.