I hate the haka. I liked when France walked towards them, challenging them and showing that they were not intimidated by the Maori war dance.
How can you hate the Haka? It's one of the most honoured traditions in all of sports. It's also an incredible site to watch. France simply did what Ireland did the other year when they locked arms and confronted the Haka as a unit. The difference was Ireland got about 6 inches away from the All Blacks instead of keeping that safe 30 foot distance . Oh and you could SEE the fear in France's eyes. Didn't matter if the trembled forward a few steps.