Town - Former Springboks Pierre Spies and Wynand Olivier will start for the Barbarians
when they tackle English club Worcester Warriors this weekend.
Cup winner Ali Williams has been named captain of the BaaBaas, replacing South African Bakkies Botha who led the team against Samoa last week.
former New Zealand lock leads a cosmopolitan team with internationals from
eight different nations at Sixways on Saturday.
famous invitation side made six changes to the team that beat Samoa at
the former Olympic Stadium last weekend.
flyhalf Mike Harris and wing Dom Shipperley come into the back line alongside
veteran Italy scrumhalf Paul Griffen.
Up front, Williams, Silatolu Latu (Waratahs) and former USA captain Todd
Clever all step into the starting line-up.
added to this week’s squad is Aled Brew (Dragons & Wales) who takes over
from Stade Francais fullback Paul Williams.
Dwayne Sweeney (Munakata Sanix Blues), 14 Tom English (Melbourne Rebels), 13
Ben Tapuai (Western Force & Australia), 12 Wynand Olivier (South Africa), 11
Dom Shipperley (Melbourne Rebels & Australia), 10 Mike Harris (Melbourne
Rebels & Australia), 9 Paul Griffen (Calvisano & Italy), 8 Pierre Spies
(Kintetsu Liners, Montpellier & South Africa), 7 Todd Clever (Old Mission BAC & USA), 6
Adam Thomson (Reds & New Zealand), 5 Ali Williams (Toulon &
New Zealand, captain), 4 Luke Jones (Melbourne Rebels & Australia), 3 Carl
Hayman (Toulon & New Zealand), 2 Silatolu Latu (Waratahs), 1 Benn Robinson
(Waratahs & Australia)
16 Eusebio Guinazu (Munster & Argentina), 17 Kyle Traynor (Bristol &
Scotland), 18 Lorenzo Romano (Viadana & Italy), 19 Anibal Panceyra-Garrido
(Tala), 20 Allister Hogg (Newcastle Falcons & Scotland), 21 Fabio Semenzato
(Benetton Treviso & Italy), 22 Roberto Quartaroli (Fiamme Oro & Italy),
23 Aled Brew (Newport Gwent Dragons & Wales)