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Big names in Pacific Barbarians squad

20th June 2014 11:06

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Rene Ranger: Part of a star-studded team

The Pacific Barbarians have named a star-studded line-up for Sunday's clash against Tonga in Auckland.

Recent Tonga Test representatives Lua Lokotui, Kurt Morath and Taniela Moa are set to face of against their international team-mates as part of the combined team which is coached by former New Zealand number eight Wayne Shelford.

Other ex All Blacks in the Barbarians squad are Jerry Collins, Sione Lauaki, Rene Ranger, Sitiveni Sivivatu and Justin Marshall alongside former Wallabies Rodney Blake, Radike Samo and Digby Ioane.

There is also place for Super Rugby regulars like Chiefs trio Tim Nanai-Williams, Robbie Fruean and Mo Schwalger.

Shelford is being assited by Pita Alatini and Isitolo Maka.

Pacific Barbarians squad: Rodney Blake, Graeme Dawes, Daniel Tupou, Tonga Leaaetoa, Mo Schwalger, Ilaisa Maasi, Joe Tekori, Paino Hehea, Harrison Mataele, Radike Samo, Jerry Collins, George Stowers, Lui Lokotui, Sione Lauaki, Justin Marshall, Augustin Pulu, Taniela Moa, Kurt Morath, Robbie Fruean, Rene Ranger, Sitiveni Sivivatu, Digby Ioane, Tim Nanai-Williams.

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