Australian Rugby Union today confirmed the Qantas Wallabies will head to the Northern Hemisphere after the Rugby World Cup to take on the Barbarians at Twickenham. The Barbarians will be out to secure a hat-trick of southern hemisphere scalps when they face off against the Qantas Wallabies on Saturday, 26 November.
Barbarians’ president Micky Steele-Bodger said Barbarians matches against international touring sides were invariably high quality affairs.
“Our two most recent games have been great spectacles and the victories over the All Blacks and Springboks have captured everyone’s imagination.
“Our fixture against Australia in November provides us with a unique opportunity to complete an historic hat-trick so once again we will be inviting world-class stars to make up our team.”
The match continues a long tradition of Qantas Wallabies vs Barbarians games – the last of which was hosted in Australia in 2009 at the Sydney Football Stadium.
The Qantas Wallabies and Barbarians have met on 10 occasions with the Australians having the wood over their all-star counterparts notching 7 wins from the 10 games.
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