Barbarians to return to Twickenham against Fiji on November 16


The Barbarians will return to Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, November 16 to face FijI in the first international rugby match to be staged in the United Kingdom following the 2019 Rugby World Cup. 

Tickets are on general sale now from www.ticketmaster.co.uk/barbarians with a special early bird offer and 50 per cent off top price adult tickets for a limited time only. 

The Barbarians will take on Fiji for the Killik Cup just two weeks after the Rugby World Cup final, presenting UK fans in the grip of rugby fever with a golden opportunity to experience top-class international action at the home of England Rugby. 

The Barbarians are renowned for their attacking flair and entertaining style and will meet a Fiji Airways Flying Fijian team also synonymous with fast-paced, thrilling rugby. 

Across their 129-year history, the Barbarians shirt has been worn by more than 5,000 players from over 30 different nations, including legends like Jonah Lomu, Brian O’Driscoll, Bryan Habana and England’s 2003 World Cup winning captain Martin Johnson. 

Fans can expect to see many of this year’s World Cup stars pulling on the famous black and white shirt to play a Fiji team containing some of the most skilled players in the game. 

The last time the two teams met at Twickenham in November 2013, more than 68,000 fans were treated to a spectacle of running rugby, with the Barbarians stealing the show in a 43-19 win. 

Former Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll, who played for the Barbarians on three occasions, said: “To be invited to play for the club is special. The shirt has been worn by some of the greatest players who have played the game.  It’s about enjoying the camaraderie of the game and playing attacking, adventurous rugby.” 

Fiji Airways Flying Fijians head coach, John McKee said: “We are honoured to be invited to play the Barbarians at Twickenham, six years since our last encounter there in 2013. 

“The team always looks forward to playing at one of the most prestigious stadiums in the world and especially against a club steeped in so much history. 

“The Baa-Baas style is somewhat similar to the Flying Fijians and the way we love to play so fans can expect an exhilarating and fast-flowing match on the day.”

Tickets are on general sale now from www.ticketmaster.co.uk/barbarians with a special early bird ticket offer available for a limited time only.  Save 50 per cent on top-priced adult tickets from as little as £20  Kids £15 – booking fees apply.