Hayley sings at the Rugby World Cup Final 23 Oct 2011 (video)

23 Oct 2011

Hayley Westenra sang the National Anthem of New Zealand God Defend New Zealand before the start of the final of the Rugby World Cup 2011, as previously reported in our story of 9th August.

Hayley also sang World In Union before the start, and she sang again, after the match and including Now Is The Hour. The All Blacks won by a score of 8 points to 7 against France.

The final took place at Eden Park, Auckland on Sunday 23 October, kick off at 9pm local time and Will Martin sang the National Anthem of France.

You can watch Hayley's performance of God Defend New Zealand below.

 

VIDEO: God Defend New Zealand - Hayley Westenra
Sung before the Rugby World Cup final 23 October 2011 © ITV1

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Comments

I'm not a Kiwi but Hayley's

I'm not a Kiwi but Hayley's rendering of the New Zealand National Anthem prior to the World Cup final put a lump in my throat. What a beautiful girl and what a beautiful voice. Well done Hayley!

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