Nude Blacks back in form

The Nude Blacks take on the Romanian Vampires at Larnach Castle on Saturday. Photo by Gregor...
The Nude Blacks take on the Romanian Vampires at Larnach Castle on Saturday. Photo by Gregor Richardson.
Larnach Castle was the venue for a clash between the Nude Blacks and the Romanian Vampires on Saturday, the third naked rugby game in Dunedin this year.

Organiser Ralph Davies said about 250 people turned out to watch, which was "pretty good" considering people had to travel further.

About 10 local and international media filmed and photographed the game, with images expected to be broadcast worldwide.

Romanian team management also took time out before Saturday night's game against England to see a lighter side of rugby. Team police liaison officer Sergeant Hugh Tait, of Dunedin, said: "They thought it was great".

Nude Blacks captain David Bourke said the team was "keen to get the season back on a roll" after a loss to a Spanish women's team two weeks ago.

The Nude Blacks won six tries to four, he said.

 

 

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