Barbarians reveal team for Wales clash
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Barbarians have revealed their team to face Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
In the backline, Shaun Stevenson gets the No.15 jersey and he is joined in the back three by Springboks Dillyn Leyds and Cornal Hendricks.
The midfield is a big one with Mathieu Bastareaud and Andre Esterhuizen combining once again.
Curwin Bosch is at flyhalf with Bryn Hall at scrumhalf.
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In the pack, it is the same loose trio that started the match against Fiji with Josh Strauss at No.8 and Marco van Staden and Pete Samu on the flanks.
The second row consists of Tyler Ardon and Luke Jones.
Bulls prop Wiehahn Herbst gets the No.3 jersey and he is joined in the front row by Rory Best (captain) and Campese Ma’afu.
Best and South Africa’s Schalk Brits, who starts on the bench, will both bid farewell to the international game at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.
Barbarians: 15 Shaun Stevenson, 14 Dillyn Leyds, 13 Mathieu Bastareaud, 12 Andre Esterhuizen, 11 Cornal Hendricks, 10 Curwin Bosch, 9 Bryn Hall, 8 Josh Strauss, 7 Marco van Staden, 6 Pete Samu, 5 Tyler Ardon, 4 Luke Jones, 3 Wiehahn Herbst, 2 Rory Best (captain), 1 Campese Ma’afu.
Replacements: 16 Schalk Brits, 17 Craig Millar, 18 Hencus van Wyk, 19 George Biagi, 20 Angus Cottrell, 21 Jano Vermaak, 22 Billy Meakes, 23 Matt Duffie.
Date: Saturday, November 30
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff
Kick-off: 14.45 (14.45 GMT)
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Dan Jones (Wales), Gwyn Morris (Wales)
TMO: Ian Davies (Wales)
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