Rugby: NZ Maori lose three players to injury

Ross Filipo, Karl Lowe and Kade Poki are out of the New Zealand Maori clash against Canada. Photo /Getty Images
Ross Filipo, Karl Lowe and Kade Poki are out of the New Zealand Maori clash against Canada. Photo /Getty Images

The New Zealand Maori rugby team will be without three injured players for their match against Canada at Oxford University on Saturday.

Lock Ross Filipo has a calf strain, loose forward Karl Lowe a hamstring strain and wing Kade Poki a bruised back. All three have left the team camp, with Poki and Lowe already back in New Zealand.

Head coach Jamie Joseph has opted to not call for a replacements. The match, which kicks off at 8.30am (NZT), will be broadcast live on Sky TV.

- APNZ

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