New Zealand High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Spirit of Rugby Challenge 2010

Rugby fans are in for a mouth-watering spectacle in the Spirit of Rugby Challenge 2010 to be held at the MBPJ Stadium Kelana Jaya, Kuala Lumpur on Saturday 12th June 2010.

This is an event that will feature the legendary Classic All Blacks, a team made up of stars from the all-conquering New Zealand national teams of yesteryear who will be the main attraction when they play against the World XV.

The Classic All Blacks will be captained by legendary fly half, Andrew Mehrtens and he will be joined by other All Black legends Byron Kelleher, Carlos Spencer, Greg Somerville, Reuben Thorne, Troy Flavell and Jerry Collins amongst others.

The World XV will be managed by Gareth Edwards, the Wales, British Lions and Barbarians legend and will be coached by New Zealander, Vern Cotter the current coach of Clermont Auvergne, the new Top 14 Champions in France.  Under their wing will be international players from Australia, France and other major playing nations.

A match between Malaysian Super Cup champions, Negeri Sembilan Wanderers and Hong Kong club champions, Hong Kong Football Club will be played as a warm up to the main event.

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Match schedule

12th June 2010, 3pm:  
Negeri Sembilan Wanderers (MRU Super Cup Champions) vs Hong Kong Football Club (Grand Final Champions of Hong Kong)

12th June 2010, 5:15pm:
Classic All Blacks vs World XV


Available through AXCESS Hotline: 03 77115000, online at and all authorized AXCESS outlets

Reserved Seating in Grandstand                  - RM 280.00
Grandstand                                                 - RM 250.00
Main stand (covered)                                  - RM 50.00
Open Stands at the each end (uncovered)    - RM 20.00

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