Bundee Aki to captain Barbarians towards England
Eire centre Bundee Aki will captain the Barbarian’s towards England the Quilter Cup on Could 27 at Twickenham.
Aki was a part of Eire’s Six Nations success and leads The 17-strong squad of gamers from New Zealand, Argentina, USA, Australia and France.
Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw returns to the Barbarians after 12 years alongside Wales’ Justin Tipuric.
The squad can be finalised after the knock-out rounds within the Premiership, Professional-14 and French High League.
Backs: Niyi Adeolokun (Connacht & Eire), Bundee Aki (Connacht & Eire), Greig Laidlaw (Clermont & Scotland), Luke McAlister (Toulon & New Zealand), AJ McGinty (Sale Sharks & USA), Charles Piutau (Ulster & New Zealand), Rhodri Williams (Dragons & Wales)
Forwards: John Afoa (Gloucester & New Zealand), Ultan Dillane (Connacht & Eire), Ramiro Herrera (Stade Francais & Argentina), Benjamin Kayser (Clermont & France), Tatafu Polota-Nau (Leicester & Australia), Sateki Timani (Clermont & Australia), Justin Tipuric (Ospreys & Wales), Loni Uhila (Clermont), Flip van der Merwe (Clermont & South Africa), Victor Vito (La Rochelle & New Zealand)