Barbarians call on seven All Blacks to face England
March 25, 2014
Sitiveni Sivivatu is in the squad to face England © Getty Images
The Barbarians have unveiled the first 14 players to make their squad ahead of the match against England on June 1.
The Barbarians have named a group packed with international experience with England's Steffon Armitage given the nod alongside three players from France, seven from New Zealand and three from Australia.
Ex-All Blacks Ali Williams, John Afoa, Carl Hayman, Hosea Gear, Sitiveni Sivivatu, Rene Ranger and Jimmy Cowan have all got the nod alongside former Wallabies Matt Giteau, James O'Connor and Drew Mitchell. And they have also called up Julien Bonnaire, Francois Trinh-Duc and Aurelien Rougerie from France.
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