Revealed: Aftermath of Willie’s Haka attack

PETER JACKSONTHE MAN TRULY IN THE KNOW

For sheer knee-knocking, eye-balling, lip-trembling fury, there has never been a Haka like the one orchestrated by Willie Anderson as captain of Ireland.The ultimate war dance broke out at Lansdowne Road on an autumn day in 1989, a sort of Riverdance in studs and gumshields performed well before Michael Flatley and Jean Butler took the West End by storm with their masterpiece.Whatever Anderson’s choreography may have lacked by way of artistic merit, it made up for in creating a drama infinitely more watchable than the one which followe...

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