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Bok-dominated Barbarians to face Puma



Barbarian coach Rassie Erasmus has included eight Springboks in his starting XV for Saturday's match against Argentina at Twickenham and another five on the bench.

Handré Pollard, Aphiwe Dyantyi and Damian de Allende will start in the backline, with Schalk Brits, Trevor Nyakane, Lood de Jager, Siya Kolis and Pieter-Steph du Toit in the pack.

Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx, Sikhumbuz Notshe, Jesse Kriel and Elton Janthies are among the substitutes.

The team will be captained by All Blacks loosehead prop Wyatt Crockett, with Chiefs fullback Jack Debreczeni is the traditional uncapped player in the starting side.

Barbarians – 15 Jack Debreczeni (Chiefs), 14 Tommos Benvenuti (Benetton & Italy), 13 Tom English (Rebels & Australia), 12 Damian de Allende (Stormers & South Africa), 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi (Lions & South Africa), 10 Handré Pollard ( Bulls & South Africa), 9 Leon Fukofuk (Auckland & Tonga), 8 Juan Manuel Leguizamon (Jaguares & Argentina), 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit (Stormers & South Africa), 6 Siya Kolisi (Stormers & South Africa), 5 Stories De Jager (Bulls & South Africa), 4 Luke Jones (Bordeaux Begles & Australia), 3 Trevor Nyakane (Bulls & South Africa), 2 Schalk Brits (Stormers & South Africa), 1 Wyatt Crockett (Crusaders & New Zealand, captain) .
Substitutes: 16 Steven Kitshoff (Stormers & South Africa), 17 Malcolm Marx (Lions & South Africa), 18 Anton Peikrishvili (Cardiff Blues & Georgia), 19 Sikhumbuz Notshe (Stormers & South Africa), 20 Jordan Cuffs, 21 Frank Lomani (Rebels & Fiji), 22 Jesse Kriel (Bulls & South Africa), 23 Elton Jantjies (Lions & South Africa).

Photo: Steve Bardens / Getty Images


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