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Kiwis win the World Cup, 2008

Kiwis win the World Cup, 2008

The Kiwis perform a haka after winning the Rugby League World Cup in Brisbane in 2008. It was a historic win for the team, breaking Australia's firm grip on the trophy.

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John Coffey, 'Rugby league - Rugby league overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by John Coffey, published 5 Sep 2013