Maori All Blacks Announce Squad
25th October 2016 By Munster Rugby
Head Coach Colin Cooper and Assistant Coach Tana Umaga have named their Maori All Blacks squad which will travel to face Munster at Thomond Park on Friday November 11th.
Six new caps have been named in the side including this year’s New Zealand U20 captain, Wellington’s Leni Apisai.
Since the redevelopment of Thomond Park in 2008 Munster Rugby have hosted international opposition in the form of the All Blacks, Australia and now the Maori All Blacks.
Their northern tour commences with the Maori All Blacks taking on the USA Eagles in Chicago on Friday November 4th in an historic double header “Rugby Weekend” with the All Blacks playing Ireland at Chicago's Soldier Field stadium the following evening.
The Maori All Blacks play Munster on Friday November 11th at 7.30pm. Over 20,000 tickets have now been sold for this game. Secure your tickets online here or from the Munster Rugby Ticket offices at Thomond Park and Irish Independent Park.
- Adults €;15
- Junior €;7
- Students €;7.50
- Families €;40
|Leni Apisai *||Wellington||Ngati Awa|
|Tim Bateman||Canterbury||Ngai Tahu|
|Otere Black||Manawatu||Ngai Tuhoe / Te Whanau a Apanui / Ngati Tuwharetoa|
|Shane Christie||Tasman||Te Ati Haunui a Paparangi / Ngati Kurawhatia|
|Ash Dixon, Captain||Hawkes Bay||Ngati Tahinga|
|Whetu Douglas *||Waikato||Ngati Porou / Ngati Whakaue|
|Jason Emery||Manawatu||Ngati Haua / Ngati Maniapoto|
|Chris Eves||Manawatu||Waikato / Tainui|
|Tom Franklin||Otago||Ngati Maniapoto|
|Billy Guyton *||Tasman||Ngapuhi / Ngati Pikiao / Ngati Raukawa|
|Kane Hames||Tasman||Ngai Tuhoe / Ngati Porou|
|Akira Ioane||Auckland||Ngapuhi / Te Whanau a Apanui|
|Mike Kainga||Taranaki||Ngati Kahungunu|
|James Lowe||Tasman||Ngapuhi / Ngai Te Rangi|
|Ben May||Hawkes Bay||Ngati Maniapoto|
|Marty McKenzie||Taranaki||Ngati Tuwharetoa / Ngati Tahinga|
|Leighton Price *||Taranaki||Waikato / Ngati Maniapoto|
|Reed Prinsep *||Canterbury||Te Rarawa|
|Matt Proctor||Wellington||Ngai Te Rangi / Ngapuhi|
|Kara Pryor *||Northland||Ngati Awa / Ngati Pikiao / Ngati Rangitihi|
|Marcel Renata||Auckland||Ngati Whanaunga / Te Aupouri|
|Joe Royal||Bay of Plenty||Te Arawa / Ngati Whatua o Orakei / Ngapuhi|
|Sean Wainui||Taranaki||Ngai Tuhoe / Te Aitanga a Mahaki / Nga Arikikaiputahi / Ngati Porou|
|Brad Weber||Hawkes Bay||Ngati Porou|
|Ihaia West||Hawkes Bay||Ngati Kahungunu / Ngati Porou|