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Captain Owen Farrell says England planned their response to the haka to show New Zealand they would not have things all their own way in their Rugby World Cup semi-final.
England’s players lined up in a V formation to receive the challenge, with Farrell seemingly smiling during the All Blacks’ performance.
“We didn’t just want to stand in a flat line and let them come at us,” he said.
England scored a try within two minutes, eventually winning 19-7.
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They will play either Wales or South Africa, who contest the second semi-final on Sunday, in next Saturday’s final.
The tone for a ferocious encounter was set when England broke from the customary shoulder-to-shoulder stance and instead lined up in a V shape, with two prongs projecting towards the New Zealanders, to receive the haka.
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