27 Nov 2011

Barbarians beaten

10:21 am on 27 November 2011

The Australia rugby team has beaten the Barbarians 60-11 at Twickenham in London.

The Wallabies scored eight tries to one by the Barbarians, who were coached by Graham Henry.

James Horwill, Digby Ioane and Lachlan Turner crossed twice each along with Robert Horne and Radike Samo. Wigan rugby league player Sam Tomkins scored the only try for the Barbarians.

James O'Connor kicked seven conversions, a penalty and a drop goal while Danny Cipriani kicked two penalties in front of a crowd of 51,212.

The half-time score was 18-3.

The ABC reports the win surpassed Australia's previous best against the Barbarians of 55-7 in Sydney two years ago.

Australia's next Test is against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.