Rugby Breaks into the Big Leagues
Never heard of Jonny Wilkinson or the Haka? Chances are, you will soon. The Haka, a Maori war dance, is performed by New Zealand's national rugby team, the All Blacks, before every match. (For a demonstration, click on the YouTube video above.) And Wilkinson is a star player for England, the defending world rugby champion. With the Rugby World Cup opening in Paris on Sept. 7, both Jonny and the Haka are poised for a big dose of global exposure.
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