VIDEO: What happened when Tonga's Sipi Tau went head to head with the All Blacks' Haka? 6 years ago

VIDEO: What happened when Tonga's Sipi Tau went head to head with the All Blacks' Haka?

If you love a war dance, Friday night will have been the highlight of your Rugby World Cup.

Not only did you get to see the famous All Blacks Haka in all its glory but it was preceded by an almost more intimidating Sipi Tau.

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Neither squad gave an inch as they stared across the halfway line, beat their chests and roared proudly in the final minutes before kick-off.

Goosebumps were inevitable around St James' Park as the sides gave it their all and while Tonga may own the more impressive pre-match ritual, it was the All Blacks who cantered their way to a 47-9 to predictably finish top of their pool.

Rugby, eh?