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Bok-dominated Barbarians to face Pumas



Barbarians 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 Kolisi and Pieter-Steph du Toit in the pack.

Steven Kitshoff, Malcolm Marx, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Jesse Kriel and Elton Jantjies are among the substitutes.

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

Barbarians – 15 Tommyo Benvenuti (Benetton & Italy), 13 Tom English (Rebels & Australia), 12 Damian de Allende (Stormers & South Africa), 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi (Lions and South Africa), 10 Handré Pollard Bulls & South Africa, 9 Leon Fukofuka (Auckland & Tonga), 8 Juan Manuel Leguizamon (Jaguares & Argentina), 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit (Stormers & South Africa) (Bulls & South Africa), 4 Welsh Crockett (Crusaders & New Zealand), 4 Luke Jones (Bordeaux Begles & Australia), 3 Trevor Nyakane (Bulls and South Africa), 2 Schalk Brits (Stormers & .
Substitutes: 16 Steven Kitshoff (Stormers & South Africa), 17 Malcolm Marx (Lions & South Africa), 18 Anton Peikrishvili (Cardiff Blues & Georgia), 19 Jordan Taufua (Crusaders), 21 Sikhumbuzo Notshe Frank Lomani (Rebels & Fiji), 22 Jesse Kriel (Bulls & South Africa), 23 Elton Jantjies (Lions & South Africa).

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