New Zealanders Shaun Stevenson, Matt Duffie and Bryn Hall performed a haka as the Barbarians gave retiring players Rory Best, Campese Ma’afu and Schalk Brits a send-off.
Hear what hooker greats Schalk Brits and Rory Best had to say about Warren Gatland, as the trio prepare for the match between the Barbarians and Wales on Saturday.
Johnny Sexton starred as Ireland cruised to a 47-5 bonus-point win against Samoa in their final World Cup pool game in Fukuoka on Saturday to book a place in the quarter-finals. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has named a strong starting lineup that includes Jonathan Sexton for their World Cup warm-up against Wales in Dublin.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has announced his 31-man squad for the upcoming World Cup in Japan, which includes Munster lock Jean Kleyn.
Rory Best is one of a number of senior players to return to Ireland’s starting lineup to face England in a World Cup warm-up at Twickenham on Saturday.