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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Baa-Baas

All time
# cherry on top
Griffin and Peat bow out in style as Barbarians treat record crowd to big win at Twickenham
Five Irish players featured as the Baa Baas ran out 60-5 winners.
# No thanks
Quade Cooper turns down Barbarians call-up after being announced in latest squad
The Wallabies playmaker says he won’t be involved in November’s game against a ‘Manu Samoa selection’.
# No Further Action
Robshaw and Barbarian team-mates will not face police investigation following Covid-19 breach
Footage emerged on social media over the weekend showing a group of players breaking the protocols.
# Baa-Baas
Wales to face Gatland's Barbarians in Pivac's first game in charge
Gatland will make a swift return to Cardiff to take on his former side this November.
# The West's awake
Connacht trio named in Barbarians squad for England showdown at Twickenham
Finlay Bealham, Niyi Adeolokun and David Heffernan have been selected for the historic double-header.
# Flying the flag
Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash
The Baa Baas women’s side face the Red Roses as part of a double-header in London next month.
# Baa-Baas
Barbarians set for historic double-header at Twickenham this summer
The men’s and women’s sides will both face England in London.
# Baa-Baas
Bundee Aki to captain Pat Lam's Barbarians against England
Ultan Dillane and Niyi Adeolokun are also included for next week’s game at Twickenham.
# irish additions
O'Callaghan and Munster duo added to Barbarians squad for Thomond clash
James Cronin and Brian Scott, and Leinster’s Jordi Murphy are all linking up with the side for Friday night’s match against Tonga.
# Baa-Baas
Seven Irish players named in Barbarians squad for historic women's game with Munster
Thomond Park hosts the match next weekend.
# History
Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster
Fiona Coghlan and the Barbarians will face Munster in Thomond Park next month.
Thomond Park will host the final match of the Barbarians tour in November
They last played at the Limerick venue in 2015.
# Baa-Baas
Robshaw and Ford to lead inexperienced England side against the Barbarians
Eddie Jones has opted to name the pair as co-captains for Sunday’s clash.
# insight
'Prove them wrong, or prove them right' - Inside the Barbarians' dressing room
A great behind-the-scenes insight
# Baa-Baas
Brad Thorn's career ended in the sin bin but at least he scored a try
The Barbarians were shockingly poor against England at Twickenham this afternoon.
# Bowing out
'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance
The openside is enjoying his last week as a professional, but not too much.
# Henry returns
Schmidt: It's great to have Chris Henry back
Schmidt has been monitoring the player’s comeback.
# Swing and a miss
The Baa-Baas' outrageous skill-set now extends to blindfolded place-kicking
Well, for a few of them anyway.
# Power
Schmidt: O'Connor's departure from Leinster was not my decision
The Ireland head coach distanced himself from any involvement in O’Connor’s exit.
# Baa-Baas
Ulster duo back in green, Madigan at 10 and more Ireland XV talking points
There are two uncapped Leinster men starting against Robbie Deans’ side.
# Contenders
Ireland capable of going all the way at the World Cup - Robbie Deans
The man being linked to Leinster reckons Joe Schmidt’s side have the quality to compete.
# chance to impress
5 Irish players who have a big opportunity to impress against the Barbarians
A big performance will see these guys back in the hunt for a World Cup spot.
# Baa-Baas
It's not all about expansive rugby against Ireland says Leinster-linked Deans
The Kiwi head coach wants his side to ‘take ownership’ of their defence in Limerick.
# Baa-Baas
10 of the most memorable moments in the Barbarians' history
We look back at some of the best, funniest, and strangest moments from the Baa Baas’ past.
# leinster legend
'I have a newfound respect for the United Nations after Baa-Baas training'
Shane Jennings has been named as captain of the Baa-Baas team to face Joe Schmidt’s Ireland.
# Baa-Baas
If you love champagne rugby, then today should be very important for you
If you don’t love the Barbarians, then you don’t love rugby.
# dragons roar
Pressure on the Bowe, O’Driscoll and Heaslip as Gatland praises Welshmen
Excellent outings from Faletau, Davies and Cuthbert mean the Irishmen must hit the ground running in Perth.
AS IT HAPPENED
Lions v Barbarians, 2013 tour opener
Paul O’Connell lead the British & Irish Lions against a BaaBaa’s side that were looking to create a major upset. No hope.
# match preview
Column: Lions gameplan must not be sacrificed for personal ambitions
Former Ireland and Lions hooker Shane Byrne warns that Sergio Parisse and Dimitri Yachvilli will be the BaaBaa’s danger men.
# Lions 2013
Lions legends Gareth Edwards and BO'D talk beers, bonding and BaaBaa's
The Welsh scrumhalf caught up with the Irish centre in Hong Kong ahead of the tour opener.
# Lions 2013
Some classic Lions v Barbarians tries to get you in the mood for tomorrow
Let’s have a rugby party like it was 1977.
# Legends
Leinster and Ireland mourn the passing of rugby stalwarts
Gerry Culliton, who was capped 19 times for his country, and Seamus Kelly, Wexford’s first rugby international, featured in the Irish jersey in the 1950s.
# Baa-Baas
Wish list: Three things we want to see from Ireland tonight
Declan Kidney takes charge of his first game since Ireland were demolished at Twickenham.
# Preview
Summer tour: Barbarians provide chance to impress for Ireland's fringe
With Leinster players out of the equation, Declan Kidney has been forced to experiment in tonight’s game in Gloucester.
# Good Grief
No drinking but punching is A-ok: Memorable Good Friday clashes over the years
One can only imagine what the sober supporters made of such wanton behaviour unfolding before their God-fearing eyes.
# Quick Thinking
WATCH: Peter Stringer intercepts James O'Connor's conversion attempt
The Australian dwelled on his kick for a few seconds too long and the canny Munster man duly intervened.