Barbarians Name Squad For Historic Match In Glendale

Baa Baas Invent A Chant And Are Perfect

The Barbarians FC women's team has named its squad to take on the USA Friday night at Infinity Park in Glendale, CO.

This will be the first-ever game for the Barbarians women's team against an international opponent, and the first-ever game for any Barbarians team against the USA.

The game kicks off at 5PM MT, 7PMET, 12AMGMT/UTC and will be shown LIVE on FloRugby Worldwide.

The Barbarians squad totals 697 international caps, and will feature two Americans in the matchday roster.


New Zealand No. 8 Linda Itunu will captain the team, with prop Steph Te Ohaere-Fox (also New Zealand) and center Helen Nelson (Scotland) serving as vice-captains. Traditionally the Barbarians roster features at least one uncapped player, and that is Wasps wing Tova Derk.

Here is the full Barbarians gameday roster:

1. Rochelle Clark (Wasps & England)
2. Fiao'o Fa'amausili (Auckland Marist & New Zealand)
3. Steph Te Ohaere-Fox, VC (Christchurch & New Zealand)
4. Carmen Farmer (Glendale & USA)
5. Dalena Dennison (Warringah & Australia)
6. Paula Fitzpatrick (St. Mary's & Ireland)
7. Alisha Butchers (Worcester Valkyries & Wales)
8. Linda Itunu, Captain (Ponsonby & New Zealand)
9. Emma Jensen (Hastings & New Zealand)
10. Elinor Snowsill (Bristol Bears & Wales)
11. Alison Miller (Old Belvedere & Ireland)
12. Helen Nelson, VC (Montpelier & Scotland)
13. Amanda Thornborough (Westshore & Canada)
14. Tova Derk (Wasps)
15. Jasmine Joyce (Worcester Valkyries & Wasps)

Reserves:
16. Heather Kerr (Darlington MP & England)
17. Samantha Martinez Gion (Amsterdam & Netherlands)
18. Gill Bourke (Stade Francais & Ireland)
19. Amelia Buckland-Hurry (Bristol Bears)
20. Julia Folk (Castaway Wanderers & Canada)
21. Hannah Stolba (Glendale & USA)
22. Andrea Burk (Capilano & Canada
23. Katie Mason (Wasps & England)



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