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4 players from South African RWC winning team named in Jones Barbarians squad to take on Flying Fijians

4 players from South African RWC winning team named in Jones Barbarians squad to take on Flying Fijians

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Thursday 07/11/2019
[L-R]Springboks centre Lukhanyo Am, winger Makazole Mapimpi, prop Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira and scrum half Herschel Jantjies

Four players from the South African Rugby World Cup winning team have been named in Eddie Jones Barbarians squad that will take on the Fiji Airways Flying Fijians next Saturday.

Springboks centre Lukhanyo Am, winger Makazole Mapimpi, prop Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira and scrum half Herschel Jantjies will be in action for the Barbarians.

Jones has also included Springbok legend and Barbarians veteran Morne Steyn, England prop Joe Marler, Ireland hooker and captain Rory Best.

The South African contingent brings an exciting combination of experience and talent to the Barbarians, who kick off their November tour against Fiji for the Killik Cup.

The Barbarians will take on the Flying Fijians next Saturday at Twickenham Stadium in London.

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