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Vern Cotter's Barbarians squad for Quilter Cup clash announced

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Barbarian F.C. today confirmed the full squad in camp ahead of the Quilter Cup match against England on Sunday 25 October. 

British & Irish Lion and former Scotland lock Nathan Hines also joins Cotter’s coaching team alongside Glen Jackson, who comes full circle in the Barbarians having played for the side in five Tests in 2008/9. 

Cotter’s side are bolstered by seven Flying Fijians who all play rugby on the island and will bring their exhilarating brand of rugby to the squad.

A rising star at Bath Rugby, Tom de Glanville joins the Black and White, following in his father’s footsteps some 27 years on. He will be looking to impress Eddie Jones on Sunday.

Exciting Harlequins prop Simon Kerrod adds further strength to the front row, completing a squad that will be aiming to give England a challenging encounter ahead of the completion of their Six Nations campaign and Autumn Nations Cup. 

The full squad is as follows: 

FORWARDS

Calum Clark

Christopher Eves

Haereiti Hetet

Tevita Ikanivere

Simon Kerrod

Joel Kpoku

Rusiate Nasove

Manu Ratuniyarawa

Chris Robshaw

Tim Swinson

Samulea Tawake

Tom Woolstencroft

Jackson Wray

 

BACKS

Tom de Glanville

Simone Kuruvoli

Alex Lewington

Sean Maitland

Fergus McFadden

Dom Morris

Juan Pablo Socino

Serupepli Vularika

Manu Vunipola

Richard Wigglesworth

 

The Quilter Cup takes place on Sunday 25 October 2020 and will be played behind closed doors at Twickenham Stadium. Watch live on Sky as England take on the mighty Barbarians in the first international game back at Twickenham since the suspension of the Guinness Six Nations in March.