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That Barbarians Game – Some Rights and Wrongs

First we need to read Fiona Tomas’ damning indictment (https://www.telegraph.co.uk/rugby-union/2021/11/30/barbarians-farce-proves-double-headers-nothing-pr-stunt-games/) of what happened at Twickenham last Saturday; then, if we are very brave, read the comments it provoked. Yes, they include the well-worn attitude ‘I’d rather watch a boys’ Under 15s game.’ Well, I coached, reffed and watched more U15s teams than most people, plus

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A Day like no Other – Barbarians v South Africa

One of the most extraordinary days in rugby took place at Twickenham Stadium. At 12.30 the Baa-baas women’s team learned they would be kicking off at 2.30, not 5.15 as scheduled. Six members of the men’s unit had been diagnosed with Covid-19; their game had to be called off. This was a quite massive blow

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Star-studded squads named for Killik Cup

Barbarian F.C. President John Spencer says he is expecting the Barbarians to set Twickenham alight as the squads come together to prepare for the historic Killik Cup Double Header.   Spencer said: “It’s great to have the Barbarians men’s and women’s squads in camp to prepare for the Killik Cup. We have an exciting group

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England powerhouses named in the Barbarian squad

Barbarian Women have announced that England stars Rochelle “Rocky” Clark, Katy Daley-Mclean and Natasha “Mo” Hunt as the first named players in the squad for the clash against Springbok Women’s XV. Red Rose fans will be familiar with these three huge names in the sport, who have been trailblazers for international rugby in both 7s

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Wales Women Squad to play Barbarians

The WRU have announced their squad to face the Barbarians tomorrow, 30th November, at the Principality Stadium on (kick-off 11.45am).   Wales: Lauren Smyth (Ospreys); Paige Randall (Cardiff Blues), Megan Webb (Cardiff Blues), Kerin Lake (Ospreys), Lisa Neumann (RGC); Elinor Snowsill (Bristol Bears), Keira Bevan (Ospreys); Gwenllian Pyrs (RGC), Kelsey Jones (Ospreys), Cerys Hale (Cardiff Blues),

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Barbarians Women squad to face Wales Women

Wales Women and Barbarians Women will meet at the Principality Stadium on Saturday 30th November (kick-off 11.45am) before the men’s teams take the field. Barbarians Women head coach Jo Yapp has drawn from 10 nations to face Wales who have warmed up for the clash with wins over Ireland, Scotland and the Crawshays. Barbarians Women

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