SA duo in Baa-Baas squad

2014-05-28 07:45
Juandré Kruger (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - South Africans Juandré Kruger and Schalk Ferreira have been selected to represent the Barbarians against England at Twickenham on June 1.

Kruger, 28, boasts 17 Test caps at lock for the Springboks, and currently plays for Racing Métro in France.

Ferreira, 30, previously represented the Stormers and Southern Kings at prop before moving to French giants Toulouse.

Both players were also selected for the World XV squad that will tackle the Springboks at Newlands on June 7.

England will field an inexperienced side, as their first-choice team will be touring New Zealand.

Barbarians squad:

Forwards: Julien Brugnaut (Racing Métro & France), Schalk Ferreira (Toulouse), Mamuka Gorgodze (Montpellier & Georgia), Andrew Hore (Highlanders & New Zealand), Juandré Kruger (Racing Metro & South Africa), Alexandre Lapandry (Clermont & France), Juan Manuel Leguizamon (Lyon & Argentina), Nahuel Lobo (Montpellier & Argentina), Donncha O'Callaghan (Munster & Ireland), Ti'i Paulo (Clermont & Samoa), Sona Taumalolo (Perpignan & Tonga), Joe Tekori (Toulouse & Samoa), Roger Wilson (Ulster & Ireland), Davit Zirakashvili (Clermont & Georgia)

Backs: Jimmy Cowan (Gloucester & New Zealand), Tomas Cubelli (Belgrano & Argentina), Hosea Gear (Toulouse & New Zealand), Juan Martin Hernandez (Racing Metro & Argentina), Brock James (Clermont), James O'Connor (London Irish & Australia), Rene Ranger (Montpellier & New Zealand), Joe Rokocoko (Bayonne & New Zealand), Benson Stanley (Clermont & New Zealand), Francois Trinh-Duc (Montpellier & France)


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