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# barbarians - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Wales to face Gatland's Barbarians in Pivac's first game in charge

Gatland will make a swift return to Cardiff to take on his former side this November.

# barbarians - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Barbarians set for historic double-header at Twickenham this summer

The men’s and women’s sides will both face England in London.

# barbarians - Thursday 29 November, 2018

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham

There’s a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV this weekend.

# barbarians - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Bundee Aki pulls out of Baa-Baas squad as a precaution after ankle injury

The Connacht centre was due to captain the invitational side against England but rolled his ankle in training.

# barbarians - Friday 10 November, 2017

Barbarians score emphatic win over Munster in historic first appearance for women's team

The Barbarians crossed over for three tries in Thomond Park.

# barbarians - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Former Ireland captain Coghlan to lead Barbarians in historic clash with Munster

Munster have also named their teams – one for the first half, another for the second – for tomorrow’s match at Thomond Park.

# barbarians - Monday 6 November, 2017

O'Callaghan and Munster duo added to Barbarians squad for Thomond clash

James Cronin and Brian Scott, and Leinster’s Jordi Murphy are all linking up with the side for Friday night’s match against Tonga.

# barbarians - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster

Fiona Coghlan and the Barbarians will face Munster in Thomond Park next month.

# barbarians - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Out-of-favour Cooper will get the chance to impress Cheika when he faces the Wallabies

He’ll captain the Barbarians in Sydney next month.

# barbarians - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Thomond Park will host the final match of the Barbarians tour in November

Thomond Park will host the final match of the Barbarians tour in November

They last played at the Limerick venue in 2015.

# barbarians - Monday 5 June, 2017

'It's a team any Irish boy would want to play for. I ended up playing against them'

Oli Jager had an impressive outing against the Lions on Saturday and is hungry for more.

# barbarians - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Gatland's Lions off to dire start as they scrape past exciting Barbarians

The tourists struggled in Whangerai as they came through with a 13-7 win.

# barbarians - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Barbarians spoil the party as Ruan Pienaar waves goodbye to Ulster with defeat

The province bid farewell to the South African scrum-half tonight ahead of his move to France.

# barbarians - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Sexton, Best and Henderson start the Lions' first game of 2017 tour

Warren Gatland’s men face the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday.

This Barbarians XV doesn't look likely to go easy on Ulster for Pienaar's farewell

Mike Ross, Roger Wilson and Thierry Dusautoir will be playing their final game of rugby tomorrow.

# barbarians - Friday 26 May, 2017

Ex-Ireland Schools prop Jager to face Lions in New Zealand tour opener

The tighthead will be among those who get the first shot at the Lions next week.

# barbarians - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Madigan starts at 10 as Babarians name strong team for England

The game takes place this weekend at Twickenham.

Robshaw and Ford to lead inexperienced England side against the Barbarians

Eddie Jones has opted to name the pair as co-captains for Sunday’s clash.

# barbarians - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Mike Ross and Ian Madigan added to Barbarians squad for England and Ulster clashes

Ireland’s cornerstone is two games from retirement.

# barbarians - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Pienaar set to play for and against Barbarians before Belfast farewell

Pienaar and Piutau have joined Bundee Aki and Thierry Dusautoir in Vern Cotter’s squad.

# barbarians - Friday 28 April, 2017

France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium

The Tolouse star will line out for the Barbarians.

# barbarians - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The Olympic Stadium sprinklers put a serious dampener on Samoa v Barbarians Water Park This post contains videos

The Olympic Stadium sprinklers put a serious dampener on Samoa v Barbarians

It wasn’t a very good rugby debut for Queen Elizabeth Park.

# barbarians - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Brad Thorn's career ended in the sin bin but at least he scored a try

The Barbarians were shockingly poor against England at Twickenham this afternoon.

# barbarians - Friday 29 May, 2015

'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance

The openside is enjoying his last week as a professional, but not too much.

# barbarians - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The Baa-Baas' outrageous skill-set now extends to blindfolded place-kicking Swing And A Miss This post contains videos

The Baa-Baas' outrageous skill-set now extends to blindfolded place-kicking

Well, for a few of them anyway.

The Barbarians have drafted in a Leinster legend to face Ireland

Nathan Hines has been called in at the last minute.

Ireland capable of going all the way at the World Cup - Robbie Deans

The man being linked to Leinster reckons Joe Schmidt’s side have the quality to compete.

# barbarians - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

It's not all about expansive rugby against Ireland says Leinster-linked Deans

The Kiwi head coach wants his side to ‘take ownership’ of their defence in Limerick.

Shane Jennings captains Barbarians XV containing Pienaar, Gopperth and Rokocoko

Robbie Deans has named four uncapped players to start in Thomond Park, including Jimmy Gopperth and Toulon’s David Smith.

'A lot of Limerick people might show up hoping the Baa-Baas do well...'

Eoin Reddan found a novel marketing solution for a Munster-less Ireland fixture in Thomond.

# barbarians - Monday 25 May, 2015

Attacking mindset of Murrayfield to spill over when Ireland take on Barbarians

Les Kiss is hoping to see one young Leinster prospect take on Joe Rokocoko.

Leinster squad feel they could have done more to help MOC -- Eoin Reddan

‘You don’t come off the pitch thinking you let the whole team down – you win and lose together.’

Schmidt includes 7 uncapped players in Leinster-Ulster selection to face Barbarians

Cian Kelleher, Jack Conan and Stuart McCloskey are among the men who could wear a green jersey for the first time at senior level.

# barbarians - Monday 20 April, 2015

Ian McKinley will play for the Barbarians four years after losing sight in one eye

It has been an incredible journey for the out-half since a freak injury in 2011.

# barbarians - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Donncha O'Callaghan and Joe Rokocoko teaming up to bring down England

The Munster lock will make his BaaBaas debut on Sunday at Twickenham.

# barbarians - Monday 26 May, 2014

Donncha O'Callaghan will play for the Barbarians against England on Sunday

Ulster’s Roger Wilson is also included in a squad that has the potential to create magic in Twickenham.

# barbarians - Friday 18 April, 2014

Healy: 'There’s a lot of satisfaction in being able to lift a lot of weight'

The Leinster and Ireland prop discusses how his gym work transfers into scrummaging power on the pitch.

# barbarians - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Strong club rugby in Ireland helping to develop U20 internationals - Ruddock

The Ireland U20 coach says AIL exposure has challenged the pecking order in his squad ahead of the Junior World Championship.

# barbarians - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Barbarians name first batch of players to take on Clontarf next week

Mike Ruddock will coach the invitational side in their one-off match against the AIL club on the 23rd of April.

# barbarians - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Barbarians announce star-studded cast for June encounter with England XV

The free-running invitational side have nailed down several big names for their clash at Twickenham.

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