The Barbarians Have Just Added Two Of The World’s Very Best To Their Squad
This is shaping up be one hell of a Barbarians team.
The Barbarians have just added South African Ruan Pienaar and New Zealand star Charles Piutau for their series this summer. The Ulster duo are the latest names to be added to a star studded line-up.
Already confirmed are the likes of Bundee Aki, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Thierry Dusautoir and Steffon Armitage.
The Barbarians will face England for the 16th time since 1990 this month, having won seven and lost eight in the overall series.
Barbarians squad so far
Backs: Bundee Aki (Connacht), Adam Ashley-Cooper (Bordeaux-Bègles and Australia), Yann David (Toulouse and France), Will Genia (Stade Français and Australia), Ruan Pienaar (Ulster and South Africa), Charles Piutau (Ulster and New Zealand)
Forwards: Patricio Albacete (Toulouse and Argentina), Steffon Armitage (Pau and England), Thierry Dusautoir (Toulouse and France), Corey Flynn (Glasgow Warriors and New Zealand), Facundo Isa (Lyon and Argentina), Census Johnston (Toulouse and Samoa), Joe Tekori (Toulouse and Samoa), Jeremy Thrush (Gloucester and New Zealand)