All Blacks Sevens Haka goes viral all around the world
James Mortimer 02 Apr 2014 Getty Images
It inspired plenty of light hearted reaction across the internet.
All major news sources across the world picked up on the Haka, with no less than roughly 3,000 outlets around the world reporting on the 'event'.
Meanwhile New Zealand Rugby's social media accounts recorded record results.
The All Blacks Facebook image of the Haka was seen by just under 600,000 people, attracting 23,046 Likes, 1,838 Shares and 314 comments.
The official New Zealand Sevens Twitter account broke past the 7,000 follower mark by picking up a remarkable 502 extra fans over the Hong Kong weekend, while the All Blacks main Twitter page surged to 303,776, and increase of nearly 2K through the action.
The Hashtags Haka, HongKong7s, All Blacks and Rainingmen were viral for over 24 hours.
For the record, New Zealand defeated England 26-7 in the Cup Final.
The eight round of the series is in Glasgow on 3-4 May 2014.
The All Blacks Sevens lead the series with 136 points, with South Africa (129), Fiji (112) and England (104) rounding out the top four.
DJ Forbes and Ben Lam were selected in the 2014 Hong Kong dream team.
Most popular News:
New Zealand Women's Sevens team for Atlanta named04.Mar.2015
Holding to processes key for the Blues04.Mar.2015
Women's Rugby in New Zealand continues to get Pasifika injection03.Mar.2015
Early jolt fired record-breaker Mealamu's resolve03.Mar.2015
Rene Ranger signs with North Harbour and the Blues03.Mar.2015
Nine things the All Blacks might have noticed about the Six Nations03.Mar.2015