Brits and Jones ruled out for Baa-Baas
May 22, 2012
Schalk Brits has withdrawn from the Barbarians squad © Getty Images
Wallabies lock Mark Chisholm and soon-to-be Munster centre Casey Laulala have both been called up with three South Africans also included. Bath's Francois Louw, Leinster's Heinke van der Merwe and Saracens' Ernst Joubert have also been handed spots in the squad.
The Barbarians kick off their summer tour against England on Sunday before facing Ireland on May 29 and then Wales on June 2.
Forwards: Benoit August, John Smit, Aled de Malmanche, John Afoa, Duncan Jones, Neemia Tialata, Heinke van der Merwe, Mark Chisholm, Mick O'Driscoll, Anton van Zyl, Pelu Taele, Cornelius van Zyl, Raphael Lakafia, Akupusi Qera, John Beattie, Pedrie Wannenburg, Ernst Joubert, Francois Louw
Backs: Isa Nacewa, Mils Muliaina, Iain Balshaw, Cedric Heymans, Shane Williams, Paul Sackey, Sailosi Tagicakibau, Casey Laulala, Mike Tindall, Damien Traille, Felipe Contepomi, Stephen Donald, Rory Lawson, Jerome Fillol
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