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#Barbarians

# barbarians - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

McFadden hit with 60 hours unpaid rugby community work over Covid-19 breach
# Punishment
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# Punishment

McFadden hit with 60 hours unpaid rugby community work over Covid-19 breach

Dec 8th 2020, 5:07 PM 30,793 Views 17 Comments

13 Barbarians players in all have been suspended.

# barbarians - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Eddie Jones wants England to restore rugby's image after Barbarians 'laughing stock'
# AIM
From The42
# AIM

Eddie Jones wants England to restore rugby's image after Barbarians 'laughing stock'

Oct 29th 2020, 11:50 PM 7,603 Views 2 Comments

They could be crowned Six Nations champions with a big win over perennial strugglers Italy.

13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

13 Barbarians players to face disciplinary hearing for Covid-19 breaches

Oct 29th 2020, 5:18 PM 10,421 Views 12 Comments

The unnamed individuals have been charged after their actions led to last weekend’s game against England being cancelled.

# barbarians - Friday 23 October, 2020

McFadden apologises after he was among group of 12 Barbarians to breach coronavirus protocols
# Burst Bubble
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# Burst Bubble

McFadden apologises after he was among group of 12 Barbarians to breach coronavirus protocols

Updated Oct 23rd 2020, 9:30 PM 70,680 Views 46 Comments

Several Barbarians players left the team hotel in London earlier in the week resulting in the cancellation of Sunday’s game against England.

# barbarians - Friday 29 November, 2019

Wales re-name entrance at Principality Stadium in honour of ex-coach Gatland
# Tribute
From The42
# Tribute

Wales re-name entrance at Principality Stadium in honour of ex-coach Gatland

Nov 29th 2019, 5:41 PM 9,477 Views 9 Comments

The main entrance into the ground will be called ‘Gatland’s Gate.’

# barbarians - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Best to captain Barbarians in final game at Twickenham before retiring from rugby
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

Best to captain Barbarians in final game at Twickenham before retiring from rugby

Nov 13th 2019, 7:17 PM 7,896 Views 5 Comments

The former Ulster and Ireland captain will lead the side when they take to the field against Fiji.

# barbarians - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Wales to face Gatland's Barbarians in Pivac's first game in charge
# Baa-Baas
From The42
# Baa-Baas

Wales to face Gatland's Barbarians in Pivac's first game in charge

Jun 5th 2019, 2:36 PM 5,087 Views 1 Comment

Gatland will make a swift return to Cardiff to take on his former side this November.

# barbarians - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Barbarians set for historic double-header at Twickenham this summer
# Baa-Baas
From The42
# Baa-Baas

Barbarians set for historic double-header at Twickenham this summer

Feb 12th 2019, 11:01 AM 7,695 Views 1 Comment

The men’s and women’s sides will both face England in London.

# barbarians - Thursday 29 November, 2018

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham
# The Baa-baas
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# The Baa-baas

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham

Nov 29th 2018, 12:15 AM 9,223 Views 9 Comments

There’s a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV this weekend.

# barbarians - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Bundee Aki pulls out of Baa-Baas squad as a precaution after ankle injury
# Better Safe Than Sorry
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# Better Safe Than Sorry

Bundee Aki pulls out of Baa-Baas squad as a precaution after ankle injury

May 22nd 2018, 10:36 AM 8,406 Views 19 Comments

The Connacht centre was due to captain the invitational side against England but rolled his ankle in training.

# barbarians - Friday 10 November, 2017

Barbarians score emphatic win over Munster in historic first appearance for women's team
# Winner Alright
From The42
# Winner Alright

Barbarians score emphatic win over Munster in historic first appearance for women's team

Nov 10th 2017, 6:56 PM 10,880 Views 4 Comments

The Barbarians crossed over for three tries in Thomond Park.

# barbarians - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Former Ireland captain Coghlan to lead Barbarians in historic clash with Munster
# The Teams Are In
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# The Teams Are In

Former Ireland captain Coghlan to lead Barbarians in historic clash with Munster

Nov 9th 2017, 4:58 PM 6,552 Views 1 Comment

Munster have also named their teams – one for the first half, another for the second – for tomorrow’s match at Thomond Park.

# barbarians - Monday 6 November, 2017

O'Callaghan and Munster duo added to Barbarians squad for Thomond clash
# Irish Additions
From The42
# Irish Additions

O'Callaghan and Munster duo added to Barbarians squad for Thomond clash

Nov 6th 2017, 12:52 PM 12,430 Views 3 Comments

James Cronin and Brian Scott, and Leinster’s Jordi Murphy are all linking up with the side for Friday night’s match against Tonga.

# barbarians - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster
# History
From The42
# History

Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster

Oct 10th 2017, 11:54 AM 4,742 Views 0 Comments

Fiona Coghlan and the Barbarians will face Munster in Thomond Park next month.

# barbarians - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Out-of-favour Cooper will get the chance to impress Cheika when he faces the Wallabies
# Time To Shine
From The42
# Time To Shine

Out-of-favour Cooper will get the chance to impress Cheika when he faces the Wallabies

Oct 4th 2017, 11:40 AM 5,819 Views 3 Comments

He’ll captain the Barbarians in Sydney next month.

# barbarians - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Thomond Park will host the final match of the Barbarians tour in November From The42

Thomond Park will host the final match of the Barbarians tour in November

Aug 9th 2017, 11:09 AM 5,331 Views 0 Comments

They last played at the Limerick venue in 2015.

# barbarians - Monday 5 June, 2017

'It's a team any Irish boy would want to play for. I ended up playing against them'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It's a team any Irish boy would want to play for. I ended up playing against them'

Jun 5th 2017, 11:55 AM 36,354 Views 20 Comments

Oli Jager had an impressive outing against the Lions on Saturday and is hungry for more.

# barbarians - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Gatland's Lions off to dire start as they scrape past exciting Barbarians
# Ominous
From The42
# Ominous

Gatland's Lions off to dire start as they scrape past exciting Barbarians

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:32 AM 31,364 Views 41 Comments

The tourists struggled in Whangerai as they came through with a 13-7 win.

# barbarians - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Barbarians spoil the party as Ruan Pienaar waves goodbye to Ulster with defeat
# End Of An Era
From The42
# End Of An Era

Barbarians spoil the party as Ruan Pienaar waves goodbye to Ulster with defeat

Jun 1st 2017, 9:30 PM 9,180 Views 2 Comments

The province bid farewell to the South African scrum-half tonight ahead of his move to France.

# barbarians - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Sexton, Best and Henderson start the Lions' first game of 2017 tour
# First Crack
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# First Crack

Sexton, Best and Henderson start the Lions' first game of 2017 tour

May 31st 2017, 8:13 PM 17,274 Views 19 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men face the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday.

This Barbarians XV doesn't look likely to go easy on Ulster for Pienaar's farewell
# Tourists
From The42
# Tourists

This Barbarians XV doesn't look likely to go easy on Ulster for Pienaar's farewell

May 31st 2017, 6:11 PM 9,195 Views 9 Comments

Mike Ross, Roger Wilson and Thierry Dusautoir will be playing their final game of rugby tomorrow.

# barbarians - Friday 26 May, 2017

Ex-Ireland Schools prop Jager to face Lions in New Zealand tour opener
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland Schools prop Jager to face Lions in New Zealand tour opener

May 26th 2017, 11:11 AM 13,185 Views 7 Comments

The tighthead will be among those who get the first shot at the Lions next week.

# barbarians - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Madigan starts at 10 as Babarians name strong team for England
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Madigan starts at 10 as Babarians name strong team for England

May 25th 2017, 2:54 PM 9,256 Views 5 Comments

The game takes place this weekend at Twickenham.

Robshaw and Ford to lead inexperienced England side against the Barbarians
# Baa-Baas
From The42
# Baa-Baas

Robshaw and Ford to lead inexperienced England side against the Barbarians

May 25th 2017, 12:40 PM 4,337 Views 0 Comments

Eddie Jones has opted to name the pair as co-captains for Sunday’s clash.

# barbarians - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Mike Ross and Ian Madigan added to Barbarians squad for England and Ulster clashes
# Magic Mike
From The42
# Magic Mike

Mike Ross and Ian Madigan added to Barbarians squad for England and Ulster clashes

May 23rd 2017, 10:53 AM 6,436 Views 7 Comments

Ireland’s cornerstone is two games from retirement.

# barbarians - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Pienaar set to play for and against Barbarians before Belfast farewell
# Baabaas
From The42
# Baabaas

Pienaar set to play for and against Barbarians before Belfast farewell

May 9th 2017, 1:42 PM 6,229 Views 6 Comments

Pienaar and Piutau have joined Bundee Aki and Thierry Dusautoir in Vern Cotter’s squad.

# barbarians - Friday 28 April, 2017

France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium
# Baabaas
From The42
# Baabaas

France great Dusautoir to say final goodbye to rugby at Kingspan Stadium

Apr 28th 2017, 5:56 PM 8,300 Views 5 Comments

The Tolouse star will line out for the Barbarians.

# barbarians - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The Olympic Stadium sprinklers put a serious dampener on Samoa v Barbarians
# Water Park
From The42
# Water Park

The Olympic Stadium sprinklers put a serious dampener on Samoa v Barbarians

Aug 29th 2015, 7:42 PM 7,848 Views 2 Comments

It wasn’t a very good rugby debut for Queen Elizabeth Park.

# barbarians - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Brad Thorn's career ended in the sin bin but at least he scored a try
# Baa-Baas
From The42
# Baa-Baas

Brad Thorn's career ended in the sin bin but at least he scored a try

May 31st 2015, 4:51 PM 10,606 Views 14 Comments

The Barbarians were shockingly poor against England at Twickenham this afternoon.

# barbarians - Friday 29 May, 2015

'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance

May 29th 2015, 7:07 PM 8,681 Views 0 Comments

The openside is enjoying his last week as a professional, but not too much.

# barbarians - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

The Baa-Baas' outrageous skill-set now extends to blindfolded place-kicking
# Swing And A Miss
From The42
# Swing And A Miss

The Baa-Baas' outrageous skill-set now extends to blindfolded place-kicking

May 27th 2015, 6:30 PM 10,011 Views 3 Comments

Well, for a few of them anyway.

The Barbarians have drafted in a Leinster legend to face Ireland
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

The Barbarians have drafted in a Leinster legend to face Ireland

May 27th 2015, 12:40 PM 11,932 Views 5 Comments

Nathan Hines has been called in at the last minute.

Ireland capable of going all the way at the World Cup - Robbie Deans
# Contenders
From The42
# Contenders

Ireland capable of going all the way at the World Cup - Robbie Deans

May 27th 2015, 6:45 AM 5,147 Views 6 Comments

The man being linked to Leinster reckons Joe Schmidt’s side have the quality to compete.

# barbarians - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

It's not all about expansive rugby against Ireland says Leinster-linked Deans
# Baa-Baas
From The42
# Baa-Baas

It's not all about expansive rugby against Ireland says Leinster-linked Deans

May 26th 2015, 9:20 PM 8,615 Views 4 Comments

The Kiwi head coach wants his side to ‘take ownership’ of their defence in Limerick.

Shane Jennings captains Barbarians XV containing Pienaar, Gopperth and Rokocoko
# Captain Jenno
From The42
# Captain Jenno

Shane Jennings captains Barbarians XV containing Pienaar, Gopperth and Rokocoko

May 26th 2015, 12:48 PM 7,235 Views 5 Comments

Robbie Deans has named four uncapped players to start in Thomond Park, including Jimmy Gopperth and Toulon’s David Smith.

'A lot of Limerick people might show up hoping the Baa-Baas do well...'
# Roll Up Roll Up
From The42
# Roll Up Roll Up

'A lot of Limerick people might show up hoping the Baa-Baas do well...'

May 26th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,613 Views 10 Comments

Eoin Reddan found a novel marketing solution for a Munster-less Ireland fixture in Thomond.

# barbarians - Monday 25 May, 2015

Attacking mindset of Murrayfield to spill over when Ireland take on Barbarians
# Road To World Cup
From The42
# Road To World Cup

Attacking mindset of Murrayfield to spill over when Ireland take on Barbarians

May 25th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,372 Views 0 Comments

Les Kiss is hoping to see one young Leinster prospect take on Joe Rokocoko.

Leinster squad feel they could have done more to help MOC -- Eoin Reddan
# One For All
From The42
# One For All

Leinster squad feel they could have done more to help MOC -- Eoin Reddan

May 25th 2015, 2:39 PM 5,353 Views 4 Comments

‘You don’t come off the pitch thinking you let the whole team down – you win and lose together.’

Schmidt includes 7 uncapped players in Leinster-Ulster selection to face Barbarians
# Ireland Xv
From The42
# Ireland Xv

Schmidt includes 7 uncapped players in Leinster-Ulster selection to face Barbarians

May 25th 2015, 1:53 PM 12,720 Views 24 Comments

Cian Kelleher, Jack Conan and Stuart McCloskey are among the men who could wear a green jersey for the first time at senior level.

# barbarians - Monday 20 April, 2015

Ian McKinley will play for the Barbarians four years after losing sight in one eye
# Comeback Kid
From The42
# Comeback Kid

Ian McKinley will play for the Barbarians four years after losing sight in one eye

Apr 20th 2015, 5:14 PM 26,239 Views 17 Comments

It has been an incredible journey for the out-half since a freak injury in 2011.

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