29 Sep 2011

All Blacks excited to be playing day game on Sunday

6:55 am on 29 September 2011

The All Black half back Andy Ellis says the side is excited about the opportunity to play during the day in their World Cup match against Canada in Wellington on Sunday.

However it's not just because the sun might be on their back - they're also keen to see the Warriors play in the NRL grand final that night.

It will be a unique situation for most of the players with most Super Rugby and all regular rugby tests here played at night time.

Ellis says everyone should be up for the game.

Kick-off for the All Blacks match is at 3:30 and the Warriors game is at 8:20.