All Blacks prop Angus Ta'avao has shown off his rapping skills - or lack thereof - as the NZ rugby side farewelled Olympic swimmer Erika Fairweather in style.
Fairweather, 17, is about to head off to the Tokyo Games, as the youngest member of the New Zealand contingent
Several All Blacks visited Fairweather at Dunedin's Kavanagh College, as her schoolmates wished the young swimming star good luck and safe travels.
Speaking on behalf of the team, Ta'avao congratulated Fairweather on making the Olympic squad, before transitioning into a hilarious rap.
"So you're a freestyler - I'm a bit of a freestyler myself," Ta'avao said.
"One of you guys drop a beat ... Erika, Erika, training to get betterer [sic], not a real word, stay in school to get cleverer.
"That's all I got," he ended, as the students roared their approval.
Ta'avao has missed selection for the All Blacks' first test against Fiji, after starring in the 102-0 romp over Tonga last week.
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