Strong Welsh flavour for BaaBaas

2014-11-11 09:31
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London - There is a strong Welsh flavour to the Barbarians side facing the Combined Services at Bath for the Remembrance Day match on Tuesday night.

Head Coach Phil Davies has called up 12 players based in the Principality as well as former Wales lock Scott Morgan (Coventry), who leads the side.

Also included are experienced operators from the Aviva Premiership and Greene King IPA Championship. Former Navy wing Josh Drauniniu and No 8 Mat Gilbert come from Worcester Warriors, scrumhalf Gavin Cattle and Alan Paver from Cornish Pirates, and Newcastle Falcons front row Matt Thompson has made more than 200 appearances for the Kingston Park club.

Barbarians team:

15 Sean Marsden (Hartpury), 14 Luke Treharne (Wales Sevens), 13 Harri Evans (RGC 1404), 12 Dafydd Lockyer (Pontypridd), 11 Josh Drauniniu (Worcester Warriors), 10 Gareth Davies (Cardiff Blues), 9 Gavin Cattle (Cornish Pirates), 8 Mat Gilbert (Worcester Warriors), 7 Jon Edwards (Cardiff Blues), 6 Charlie Walker-Blair (Taunton), 5 Scott Morgan (Coventry & Wales, captain), 4 Ian Moore (Aberavon), 3 Matt Thompson (Newcastle Falcons), 2 Ben Parry (Pontypool), 1 Alan Paver (Cornish Pirates)

Substitutes: 16 Andy Baston (RGC 1404), 17 Chris Budgen (Unattached), 18 Alan Brown (Heriots FP), 19 Bryn Williams (RGC 1404), 20 James Goode (Cardiff Blues), 21 Graham Wilson (Heriot’s FP), 22 Nicky Thomas (Swansea), 23 Nick Gale (Narberth)

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