Maori announce three-match tour

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New Zealand Maori have announced a three-match tour of England
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New Zealand Maori have announced a three-match tour of England

The New Zealand Maori will play Leicester, an RFU Championship Select XV and Canada on a November tour of England.

The Maori tackle the Tigers at Welford Road on November 7 before meeting the Championship side, which will be made up entirely of English qualified players, in Doncaster on November 17. The Championship team will be coached by Mike Rayer from the Bedford Blues, Bristol's Liam Middleton and Leeds' Diccon Edwards.

The Maori end their three-match tour against Canada in Oxford on November 23 as part of the International Rugby Board's drive to help the development of Tier Two nations.

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