Video: Ex-England captain mocks All Blacks with Hakarena

  • 16/09/2015
Matt Dawson
Matt Dawson

Former England captain Matt Dawson believes he's found the English response to the All Blacks' Haka.

In a video called 'Hakarena' posted by clothing brand Jacamo, the former England halfback combines the Haka and wedding classic 'The Macarena' in a pre-game routine that is only going to put the opposition off with awkwardness rather than fear.

"England have an amazing chance to be crowned world champions for just the second time in history, but there's a major obstacle, the All Blacks," Dawson said.

"The current world champions are in amazing form with awesome power, strength, depth, and one secret weapon, the Haka.

"They've used it to intimidate us, they think they have an advantage over us, they think they've won the game before a ball has been kicked."

Dawson and his rag-tag English team then pull out the most cringe-worthy display that's ever been seen on a rugby field.

England fans have long derided the Haka, singing over top of it with renditions of Swing Low.

But has this mockery gone too far? Or is this simply taking the mickey and nothing offensive. You be the judge.

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