Barbarians announced the team for what will be the duel this Saturday against Samoa at Twickenham. Marcos Moneta will be the holder, while Rodrigo Fernández Criado will be in the bench of substitutes.
The Argentine, who is nominated for best player of the year in the Sevens modality, will share the back line with stellar figures such as Nic White, James O’Connor, and Len Ikitau.
At the same time, Fernandez Criado will be in the bench of substitutes awaiting his opportunity to enter. Among the initial forwards, the following stand out: Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx, Rob Leota, and Duane Vermeulen.
Barbarians formation against Samoa: 1. Steven Kitshoff, 2. Malcolmx Marx, 3. Shinnosuke Kakinaga, 4. Rob Leota, 5. Naohiro Kotaki, 6. Ryan Wilson, 7. Pete Samu, 8. Duane Vermeulen, 9. Nic White, 10. James O ‘Connor, 11. Filipo Daugunu, 12. Ryoto Nakamura, 13. Len Ikitau, 14. Marcos Moneta, 15. Tom Wright.
Substitutes: 16. Kosuke Horikoshi, 17. Angus Bell, 18. Gia Kharaishvili, 19. Rodrigo Fernández Criado, 20. Olly Robinson, 21. Tate McDermott, 22. Izaia Perese, 23. Rob Kerney.