Lions fans take part in world record haka bid

British & Irish Lions fans have helped set a world record in Rotorua on Saturday before the match against the Maori All Blacks. [more]

Lions fans take part in world record haka bid

In total around 7,700 people took part in a haka on the Lakeside Village Green in Rotorua, to break the previous official record of 4,028 people which was set in France in 2014.

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And the Lions fans were out in force to play their part in setting a new record, joining in with New Zealand supporters.

The attempt has not yet been ratified but organisers were confident it will fulfil the strict requirements for a world record.

And a huge number of Lions fans will be able to take their place in the record books having played their part in the bid.

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The Lions went on to beat the Maori 32-10 in Rotorua in an entertaining encounter, and they will now head to Hamilton for a clash with the Chiefs on Tuesday.

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