14 Nov 2008

Six New Zealanders in Baabaas side

7:16 am on 14 November 2008

Six New Zealanders have been named in the Barbarians team to play next month's London Olympic Centenary match against Australia at Wembley.

Richie McCaw and Joe Rokocoko are two memnbers of the current All Blacks squasd, while Rico Gear, Carl Hayman, Chris Jack and Jerry Collins are the other New Zealanders involved.

Also included in the Baabaas side are George Gregan, Bryan Habana, Schalk Burger, Bakkies Botha and Steve Borthwick.

The former Springbok coach Jake White will coach the side.

The match is on the 3rd of December, a few days after the All Blacks finish their Grand Slam tour.