The NZRU has made alot of mistakes of late, but one that i find unforgivable is the culling of the New Zealand Maori Rugby team. especially given the timing, a mere year out from the 100th anniversary of Maori rugby. There is alot of history there, yet the NZRU seems to think finances are so dire that there is no room for the team. I say the NZ Maori team should seek its own sponsors and challenge the All Blacks. I dont think its ever been done before, and i think the Maori have a very good chance of winning given Graham Henrys awful selections and management. To make things more interesting, the fact that they have no longer have any affiliation to the NZRU, and they are an invitational team means that they should in theory be able to enlist players from over seas. A team of (ive bracketed overseas players with NZ based ones incase overseas players are not allowed.); 15)Bruce Reihana/Tamati Ellison 14)Timana Tahu/Rene Ranger 13)Rua Tipoki/Richard Kahui 12)Riki Flutey/Tim Bateman 11)Rico Gear/Hosea Gear 10)Carlos Spencer/Aaron Cruden 9)Richard Kingi/Piri Weepu 8)Liam Messam 7)Marty Holah/Scott Waldrom 6)Daniel Braid/Tanerau Latimer 5)Paul Tito/Jason Eaton 4)Isaac Ross 3)Carl Hayman/Clint Newland 2)Jeremy Paul/Hika Elliot 1)Pek Cowan/Hikairo Forbes 16)Aled De Malmance 17)Kees Meuws 18)Ross Filipo 19)Colin Bourke 20)Chris Smylie 21)Quade Cooper/Stephen Brett 22)Leon McDonald Would give the current ABs a good go, how awesome would it be watching the All Blacks face another Haka for the first time, and just maybe the Maori team winning 100 years after their inception.