It's a sweet memory for the powerful 22-year-old, who smashed his way between Andy Goode and George Chuter before carrying his opposite number Mauger
over the line with him for his team's first touchdown.
THE Battle of the All Blacks was won by Luke McAlister yesterday as he outshone Aaron Mauger
to help Sale edge out Leicester.
Ole Olsen grabbed nearly all the limelight from Hull's world championship favourite Ivan Mauger
, his great rival and former coach, as Coventry won 53-43.
Chris Masoe, Nick Evans, Aaron Mauger
, Andrew Hore, Conrad Smith and Doug Howlett also scored with Marius Tincu landing Romania's consolation.
Replacements: Oliver, Tialata, Thorne, Lauaki, Leonard, Mauger
and Sitiveni Sivivatu scored twice each as New Zealand sent an ominous warning to their World Cup rivals with a crushing victory over European champions France on Saturday.
Rua Tipoki comes in at centre for Aaron Mauger
, who picked up a groin injury against the Highlanders last time out.
Rumours flew when he first burst upon the scene at Newcastle that Ivan Mauger
was a descendent of a Maori prince with his dark good looks.
Team: Leon MacDonald, Doug Howlett, Tana Umaga (captain), Aaron Mauger
, Sitiveni Sivivatu; Dan Carter, Justin Marshall; Tony Woodcock, Keven Mealamu, Carl Hayman, Chris Jack, Ali Williams, Jerry Collins, Richie McCaw, Rodney So'oialo.
Bursting on to a popped pass Bands rampaged 40 metres, through the tackle of Spencer before carrying Aaron Mauger
with him across the line for his first Test try.
The All Blacks opened the scoring when Joe Rokocoko beat team-mate Doug Howlett and the South African defence to an Aaron Mauger
The opposite winger Doug Howlett grabbed another with centre Tana Umaga, replacement fly-half Daniel Carter and inside centre Aaron Mauger
adding further touchdowns.