June 17, 2022
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Walker-Leawere in Maori All Blacks squad

Former Flying Fijians forward Kele Leawere's son Isaia Walker-Leawere has been named in the Maori All Blacks squad to take on Ireland in two matches in Hamilton and Wellington across June and July. 
 
Māori All Blacks head coach Clayton McMillan’s 28-man squad includes 11 new caps and three experienced All Blacks- TJ Perenara, Brad Weber and Tyrel Lomax.
 
 Walker-Leawere has named Leawere at lock and will partner with Josh Dickson and Manaaki Selby-Rickit.
 
The Māori All Blacks last played Ireland in 2010 in Rotorua, where the home side came away with a 31-28 victory.
 
The Māori All Blacks first match against Ireland is on Wednesday 29 June at FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton with the second match to take place on Tuesday 12 July at Sky Stadium in Wellington.
 
Maori All Blacks:
 
Backs: TJ Perenara, Brad Webber, Josh Ioane, Ruben Love, Alex Nankiville, Rameka Pohipli, Billy Proctor, Bailyn Sullivan, Connor Garden-Bachop, Shaun Stevenson, Zarn Sullivan
 
Forwards: Leni Apisai, Kurt Eklund, Tyrone Thompson, Jermaine Ansley, Tyrel Lomax, Ollir Norris, Marcel Renata,Tamaiti Williams, Josh Dickson, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Isaia Walker-Leawere, Caleb Delany, Billy Harmon, Te Kamaka Howden, Reed Prinsep, Ceameron Saufoa
 
Ireland squad to face Maori All Blacks:
 
Backs: Bundee Aki, Harry Byrne, Joey Carbery, Craig Casey, Keith Earls, Ciaran Frawley, Jamison Gibson Park, Mack Hansen, Robbie Henshaw, James Hume, Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour, James Lowe, Michael Lowry, Conor Murray, Jimmy O’Brien, Garry Ringrose, Johnny Sexton (capt)
 
Forwards: Ryan Baird, Finlay Bealham, Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Gavin Coombes, Caelan Doris, Tadhg Furlong, Cian Healy, Dave Heffernan, Iain Henderson, Rob Herring, Jeremy Loughman, Joe McCarthy, Peter O’Mahony, Tom O’Toole, Andrew Porter, Cian Prendergast, James Ryan, Dan Sheehan, Nick Timoney, Kieran Treadwell, Josh van der Flier  
 
Romeka Romena 


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