Baa-Baas honour for most senior and junior and two other RWC winners

Baa-Baas honour for most senior and junior and two other RWC winners

The most senior and also the most junior member of the Springboks World Cup squad have been included in the Barbarians team with two other squad members who were crowned World Cup winners on Saturday.

Beast Mtawarira with 117 caps who will play for the Baa-Baas or the third time, scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies who only made his international debut a few months ago, try-scorer in the final, wing Makazole Mapimpi and his outside centre teammate at the Sharks, Lukhanyo Am will play against Fiji, Brazil and Wales as part of the invitational side’s tour.

Former Springbok flyhalf Morné Steyn is also in the squad. He will be playing for his old side, the Bulls, in next year’s Super Rugby competition.

Like Mtawarira Steyn last played in a Barbarians match in 2009.

The team will be coached by England coach Eddie Jones for their opening fixture against Fiji at Twickenham on 16 November. The Baa-Baas then play Brazil in Sao Paulo on 20 November and before returning to the UK to play World Cup semi-finalists Wales in Cardiff on 30 November.

The rest of the Barbarians squad will be announced later.