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Watch: England fans drown out Haka at Twickenham with rendition of 'Swing Low'

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England fans have drowned out the All Blacks ‘Kapa O Pango’ Haka with a raucous rendition of ‘Swing Low Sweet Chariot’ before the Twickenham test, which the All Blacks went on to win 16-15.


The All Blacks reserved Kapa O Pango for England, a Haka they use typically on significant occasions after Eddie Jones claimed earlier in the week that he had ‘no interest’ in watching it, comparing it to a Spice Girls performance.

“At that stage of the game, they could be playing the Spice Girls and I wouldn’t know what’s being played,” Jones said of the haka ahead of Saturday’s showdown at Twickenham.

England’s fans have come under fire for responding to the Haka in unison with the renown call of England Rugby, ‘Swing Low’, with ex-All Black Justin Marshall calling the response ‘quite disrespectful’ during the commentary.

The response has been taken by some as an appropriate way to accept the challenge, as the Haka is a ‘war cry’ meant for battle.


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