# Barbarians

This month
September 2023
Seven Irish players in Barbarians squad to face South Africa and Munster
Former Ireland captain Ciara Griffin and fellow ex-international star Lindsay Peat are among those involved.
This year
Munster men's and women's squads to face Barbarians in historic double-header
The games will take place on Saturday 30 September.
Last year
O'Gara teaming up with Scott Robertson to coach Barbarians against All Blacks XV
The Killik Cup is scheduled to take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday, 13 November.
Devin Toner to start for the Barbarians in his final game before retirement
Leinster’s Ed Byrne and Connacht’s Adam Byrne have also been named in the team to face Spain.
14-man Barbarians humiliate England ahead of Australia tour
Will Skelton became the first player in the history of the Barbarians to be red-carded.
Eddie Jones keen to see if England's rookies can stake claim for Australia tour spot
Full-back Tommy Freeman and hooker Jack Walker are the uncapped players in action against the Barbarians at Twickenham tomorrow.
England veteran given World Cup hope ahead of Barbarians clash
Danny Care will be 36 by the time of next year’s tournament.
All time
McFadden hit with 60 hours unpaid rugby community work over Covid-19 breach
13 Barbarians players in all have been suspended.
Eddie Jones wants England to restore rugby's image after Barbarians 'laughing stock'
They could be crowned Six Nations champions with a big win over perennial strugglers Italy.
13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches
The unnamed individuals have been charged after their actions led to last weekend’s game against England being cancelled.
McFadden apologises after he was among group of 12 Barbarians to breach coronavirus protocols
Several Barbarians players left the team hotel in London earlier in the week resulting in the cancellation of Sunday’s game against England.
Wales re-name entrance at Principality Stadium in honour of ex-coach Gatland
The main entrance into the ground will be called ‘Gatland’s Gate.’
Best to captain Barbarians in final game at Twickenham before retiring from rugby
The former Ulster and Ireland captain will lead the side when they take to the field against Fiji.
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 set for historic double-header at Twickenham this summer
The men’s and women’s sides will both face England in London.
All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham
There’s a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV this weekend.
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 score emphatic win over Munster in historic first appearance for women's team
The Barbarians crossed over for three tries in Thomond Park.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thomond Park will host the final match of the Barbarians tour in November
They last played at the Limerick venue in 2015.
'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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Mike Ross and Ian Madigan added to Barbarians squad for England and Ulster clashes
Ireland’s cornerstone is two games from retirement.
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.
France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium
The Tolouse star will line out for the Barbarians.
The Olympic Stadium sprinklers put a serious dampener on Samoa v Barbarians
It wasn’t a very good rugby debut for Queen Elizabeth Park.
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.
'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.
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.