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20th Jan 2015

Video: The New Zealand ice hockey team’s version of the Haka is just as cool as it sounds

New Zealand’s Haka, like you’ve never seen it before

Oisin Collins

This is one ice cold war dance…

New Zealand’s men’s U-20 ice hockey team is currently taking part at the IIHF U20 Div. 3 tournament in Dunedin, New Zealand. So far, so ordinary.

But before their big game with South Africa earlier today they dropped helmets and performed the most iconic war dance in world sport.

It looked class… reports that New Zealand’s Haka “seemingly worked wonders” as they managed to beat South Africa 5-1 in their first game of the tournament.

While the ice hockey Haka above is one of the best we’ve seen yet, it’s still not quite as good as this one, which was performed by a member of the Wales U-20 rugby squad last year.

Video via Feresto – YouTube. Massive thanks to Aidan Byrne for sending this our way…