Rugby: NZ Maori lose three players to injury

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.