4 Nov 2013

Maori All Blacks dispatch Canada

12:01 pm on 4 November 2013

The Maori All Blacks have opened their tour of North America with a 40-15 win over Canada.

More than 22 thousand fans filled BMO Field in Toronto to watch the Maori run in six tries to two, the first of which was scored by Canada in the fifth minute.

The Maori crossed five minutes later through wing Zac Guildford who was named man of the match.

Canada 15 (Jeff Hassler, Aaron Carpenter tries; Liam Underwood con, pen)

Maori All Blacks 40 (Zac Guildford, Jamison Gibson-Park 2, Robbie Robinson, Matt Proctor, Nick Barrett tries; Andre Taylor 2 con; Robinson 2 con; Ihaia West con).

HT: 5-19

The Maori next play the United States on Sunday.