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Is this the most intense haka EVER?

New Zealand and Tonga stars square off in heated showdown before crunch World Cup game in front of thousands of rowdy fansThe Tongan and New Zealand rugby league teams engage in fierce showdown.Both teams performed their traditional challenges ahead of the world cup game.Star forwards Andrew Fifita and Nelson Asofa-Solomona ended up face to face.The Tongan and New Zealand rugby league teams have engaged in a fierce showdown ahead of their crunch World Cup match.Both sides performed their traditional challenges – the haka and the sipi tau, respectively – in front of thousands of rowdy fans in Hamilton, New Zealand.The New Zealand Kiwis performed their haka first, led by captain Adam Blair.As it came to an end, the teams began marching towards each other and ended up face to face in what was a fiery encounter. Cronulla Sharks star Andrew Fifita and the Melbourne Storm’s Nelson Asofa-Solomona had their faces pressed against each other before there was a shove and the team’s separated.The Tongans then responded with their sipi tau fronted by North Queensland Cowboys player Jason Taumalolo.One of the game’s best forwards, Taumalolo controversially rejected a call-up from the Kiwis to represent the country of his birth.Despite the game being played in New Zealand, the crowd is a sea of red as Tongan fans outnumbered supporters for the home side.A spectator at the game told Daily Mail Australia the crowd was 'about 70 per cent' Tongan supporters.In the end Tonga claimed a victorious win over New Zealand with the result standing at 28-22 by full time.

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