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Eddie Jones names strong Barbarians side to face Fiji

Posted On: 13 Nov 2019   |   Posted By: Planet Rugby

Eddie Jones names strong Barbarians side to face Fiji

Barbarians head coach Eddie Jones has named a strong starting line-up to take on Fiji in their Killik Cup encounter at Twickenham on Saturday.
There is a strong South African contingent in the matchday squad which includes 2019 Rugby World Cup winners Tendai Mtawarira and Makazole Mapimpi in the run-on side, while another recent World Cup winner Lukhanyo Am starts on the replacements bench.
Former Ireland and Ulster hooker Rory Best will captain the side and is joined in the front-row by Mtawarira, who starts at loosehead prop, and Argentina's Enrique Pieretto.
Canada utility back Tyler Ardron packs down in the second-row alongside Luke Jones of Australia while another Wallaby, Pete Samu, starts on the blindside flank in a back-row comprising Springbok openside flanker Marco van Staden and Scotland number eight Josh Strauss.
In the back-line, Joe Powell starts at scrum-half and forms a halfback partnership with South Africa's Curwin Bosch while Mathieu Bastareaud of France and Andre Esterhuizen...

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