Included in the Barbarian squad for the Lloyds TSB tour are Ireland internationals, Mick Galwey, David Humphreys and Geordan Murphy.
Included in the Barbarian squad for the Lloyds TSB tour are Ireland internationals, Mick Galwey, David Humphreys and Geordan Murphy. The tour kicks off in Twickenham on May 25th and the clash with England, then moves north for the game against Scotland, (Murrayfield on May 28th), and finishes in the Millennium Stadium when they play Wales on May 31st.
In total the Ba-baa’s boast 1083 caps in their squad, with Tim Horan leading the honours list (80 caps) folowed by Christian Califano (68).
Also included in the famous invitational side is Newport’s South African fullback Percy Montgomery who could face a lengthy ban after being red-carded for pushing over a touch judge in the recent controversial Welsh Premiership clash against Swansea at St Helen’s.
Meanwhile, the England squad named by coach Clive Woodward has 15 new caps listed among the 28 strong squad.
Forwards: Christian Califano (Saracens and France), Franck Tournaire (Leicester and France), Adrian Garvey (Newport and South Africa), Ollie le Roux (Natal Sharks and South Africa), Raphael Ibanez (Castres and France), Matt Sexton (Ulster and South Africa), Mick Galwey (Munster and Ireland), Mark Connors (Northampton and Australia), Troy Flavell (Blues and New Zealand ), Jannes Labuschagne (Cats and South Africa), AJ Venter (Sharks and South Africa), Andri Vos (Harlequins and South Africa), Taine Randell (Highlanders and New Zealand), Olivier Magne (Montferrand and France), Josh Kronfeld (Leicester and New Zealand ), Santiago Phelan (Club Athletico San Isidro and Argentina), Scott Quinnell (Llanelli and Wales), Andrew Blowers (New Zealand and Northampton).
Backs: Augustin Pichot (Bristol and Argentina), Mark Robinson (New Zealand), David Humphreys (Ulster and Ireland), Felipe Contepomi (Bristol and Argentina), Daryl Gibson (Bristol and New Zealand), Thomas Castaignhde (Saracens and France), Tim Horan (Saracens and Australia), De Wet Barry (Stormers and South Africa), Iain Balshaw (Bath and England), Aurilien Rougerie (Montferrand and France), Aisea Tuilevu (Highlanders and Fiji), Bruce Reihana (Northampton and New Zealand), Percy Montgomery (Newport and South Africa), Geordan Murphy (Leicester and Ireland), Matt Perry (Bath and England).
Forwards: David Flatman (Saracens), Mike Worsley (London Irish), Phil Vickery (captain), (Gloucester), Andy Sheridan (Bristol Shoguns), Mark Regan (Leeds), Andy Titterrell (Sale Sharks), Matt Cairns (Saracens), Alex Brown (Bristol Shoguns), Chris Jones (Sale Sharks), A Codling (Harlequins), Hugh Vyvyan (Newcastle), Martin Corry (Leicester), Peter Anglesea (Sale Sharks), Mike Lipman (Bristol Shoguns), Dan Hyde (Leeds), Adam Balding (Leicester).
Backs: Dan Scarbrough (Leeds), Phil Christophers (Bristol Shoguns), Mark Cueto (Sale Sharks), Dan Luger (Harlequins), Mike Stephenson (Newcastle), Jamie Noon (Newcastle), Brian Johnston (Saracens), Kevin Sorrell (Saracens), Dave Walder (Newcastle), Simon Amor (Gloucester), Kyran Bracken (Saracens), Nick Walshe (Sale Sharks).