Barbarians title squad to stand Spain – together with England global

England and Northampton Saints flanker Tom Wood will end his occupation with a recreation for the Barbarians in opposition to Spain

Former Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes will lead the well-known membership this weekend whilst skilled Ireland second-row Devin Toner additionally begins.

John Spencer, president of Barbarian F.C., stated: “We are very a lot having a look ahead to this week as we get ready to stand Spain subsequent Saturday night time.

“The club is buzzing after a wonderful victory over England on Sunday and this new squad, coached by John, are excited to take up the reigns and embody the Barbarians’ ethos and playing style: spirit, passion, courage and flair, united by lifelong friendships.”



Ed Byrne (Ireland, Leinster), Scott Baldwin (Wales, Ospreys), Charlie Faumuina (New Zealand, Toulouse), Devin Toner (Ireland, Leinster), Steve Mafi (Tonga, Oyonnax), Rob Harley (Scotland, Glasgow), James Botham (Wales, Cardiff), Abraham Papali’i (Cannaught), Kirby Myhill (Wales, Cardiff), Wiehahn Herbst (Cell C Sharks), Scott Andrews (Wales, Cardiff), Joe Tekori (Samoa, Toulouse), Dan Baker (Wales, Dragons), Tom Wood (England, Northampton Saints)


Sebastian Bézy (France, ASM Clermont), Tim Nanai-Williams (Samoa, Toulouse), Seabelo Senatla (DHL Stormers), Hadleigh Parkes (C) (Wales, Panasonic Wild Knights), Rey Lee-Lo (Samoa, Cardiff), Adam Byrne (Ireland, Leinster), Rhyno Smith (Benneton), Mathis Galthié (Colomiers), Ahsee Tuala (Samoa, Northampton Saints)


Revealed: The largest ever Barbarians XV

Fullback: Andy Irvine – Scotland

Irvine was once one of the vital nice Barbarian servants of the Nineteen Seventies, scoring 121 issues, together with 13 tries, in his 16 appearances. An nearly computerized selection, he performed in opposition to the All Blacks in 1974 and 1978 and the Wallabies in 1976. He additionally toured New England and Canada with the Club in 1976.

Winger: Tony O’Reilly – Ireland

O’Reilly has performed extra video games and scored extra tries for the Barbarians than somebody else within the Club’s historical past. His 38 tries places him 11 forward of the second one best check out scorer (Rosslyn Park’s uncapped Englishman, Dave McKay) and with 30 video games in his occupation the ‘nearest challengers’ because it have been are on 25.

Centre: Jeremy Guscott – England

Guscott’s 9 appearances for the Club incorporated two journeys to the Hong Kong Sevens in 1990 and 1991 when the Barbarians reached the semi-finals on each events. He scored 4 tries in his seven complete suits for the Barbarians together with touchdowns in opposition to Wales at the Centenary excursion in 1990 and England in his ultimate look at Twickenham in 2001.

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Centre: Phillipe Sella – France

Sella scored 45 tries in 111 internationals for France. He made his debut for the Baa-baas in opposition to Leicester in December 1991 and authorized his moment invitation to play within the Peace International in opposition to Ireland at Lansdowne Road in 1996 when he scored a check out within the Barbarians’ 70-38 victory.


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