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The Barbarians come up trumps against England at Twickenham

first_imgWednesday Jun 1, 2011 The Barbarians come up trumps against England at Twickenham Second-half fight backs appear to be the flavour of the month, and the scriptwriters pulled out another cracker this weekend as a last minute Tim Visser try sealed a 38-32 win for the Barbarians over England at Twickenham. It may have taken them a while to get going, but a Baa-Baas team that boasting over 500 caps had too much all-round class for an inexperienced England side who could not handle the confrontational visitors. A try in the first 5 minutes for Henry Trinder following good work from Charlie Hodgson and Captain Luke Narraway got England off to a dream start; but the men in black and white hoops quickly responded through Frenchman Benoit Baby who danced through a defensive hole to cross for a converted score. Ugo Money grabbed an opportunistic try for the hosts before James Simpson-Daniel scored Englands third score. There were shades of 2002 for Simpson-Daniel, who ran round Jonah Lomu in the same fixture nine years ago, when he stepped inside Ruan Pienaar to finish a spectacular score. But just as England looked to be pulling away with the lead, Frederick Michalak intercepted Paul Hodgson’s sloppy pass and raced away for an easy 5 points. The second-half saw the Barbarians assert their dominance at the scrum and at the breakdown. Unable to hold on to the ball, England conceded a try to flying-Dutchman Tim Visser who collected Michalak’s cross-kick to score. The Baa-Baas drew level when good hands put George Smith and Joe Van Niekerk over for further Barbarian scores. England regained the lead when Exeter flanker Tom Johnson crossed for a try. But it was the Barbarians who had the last word as a great break from Joe Tekori and a deft offload from Van Niekerk allowed Visser to add a dramatic finish to an fascinating match. Time: 07:06 ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living90% of People Have No Idea What These Two Little Holes Are ForNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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