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Ireland at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Leading The Haka, Facing The Haka – Feek & Henshaw On New Zealand v Ireland

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Hilton Tokyo Bay, Aichi, Japan 17/10/2019 Robbie Henshaw Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ireland v New Zealand, Lansdowne Road, November 2001. The All Blacks take up position near the halfway line; Richie McCaw is making his debut, Jonah Lomu is in the team; Anthony Foley is at 8 for Ireland.

New Zealand prop Greg Feek steps forward to lead the haka. Fast forward to 2019 and Feek is sitting at the top table next to Robbie Henshaw, two days out from a Rugby World Cup quarter final against New Zealand.

It is safe to say the Haka came up for discussion.