Rugby World Cup 2011: All Blacks' Return to Rugby Heaven October 24th 2011 On the night of 23 October 2011, All Black captain Richie McCaw held aloft yet another trophy that the All Blacks had just secured. But this time was different. The lifting of the Webb Ellis Cup by an All Black captain was something the nation had been waiting 24 long years to see for a second time.
To understand what this moment meant to All Blacks fans, consider the following the sport has in N ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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