England lock horns with the mighty Barbarians today – a nice warm-up for the start of 2022 rugby season. Twickenham will be bouncing with 20,000 fans when rugby's answer to the Harlem Globetrotters run out, so it's going to be a special match. UK fans can watch England vs Barbarians this afternoon on Amazon Prime Video with a 30-day free trial. Make sure you know how to watch an England vs Barbarians live stream, online and on TV, from anywhere in the world today.
Date: Sunday 19th June 2022
Kick-off: 3pm BST / 10am ET / 6am AEST
Venue: Twickenham, London
US stream: ESPN+
Aus stream: Kayo Sports (opens in new tab)
Fabien Galthié's has named the 2022 Barbarians squad, and it looks like French superstars Charles Ollivon and Virimi Vakatawa will lead the charge. Toulon teammates Louis Carbonel, Jean-Baptiste Gros and Christopher Tolofua are also on the sheet, alongside Australia's Will Skelton and Fiji's Levani Botia. Former ex-England second-row George Kruis will also start for the Baa Baas in what will be his final competitive rugby match.
So, a tough challenge awaits Eddie Jones' England. After a disappointing Six Nations campaign that saw the Red Rose finish third with two wins, and a huge tour with Australia on the horizon, Jones has gone with an experimental XV. Tom Curry will skipper England, aided and abetted by scrum half Harry Randall. Bevan Rodd and Will Collier join hooker Jack Walker up front, while Jonny Hill moves to lock alongside Charlie Ewels.
"This is a young team, they have prepared really well and worked hard over the past few camps to come together as a group," said Jones. "It is a great opportunity to play in this England XV side and show what they can do.... We’ll use it as an opportunity to develop combinations and assess players for the Australia tour."
Rugby fans in the UK can watch England vs Barbarians free on Amazon Prime Video with this 30-day trial (opens in new tab) this afternoon. Make sure you know how to get a free England vs Barbarians live stream from wherever you are, online and on TV.
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2022 Barbarians team to face England
Levani Botia (Fiji, La Rochelle)
Pierre Bourgarit (France, La Rochelle)
Louis Carbonel (France, Toulon)
Batiste Couilloud (France, Lyon)
Dylan Cretin (France, Lyon)
Jean-Baptiste Gros (France, Toulon)
Sipili Falatea (France, Clermont)
Antoine Hastoy (France, Pau)
George Kruis (England, Panasonic Wild Knights)
Thomas Laclayat (Oyonnax)
Thomas Lavault (La Rochelle)
Nolann Le Garrec (R92)
Sekou Macalou (France, Stade Français)
Davit Niniashvili (Georgia, Lyon)
Trevor Nyakane (South Africa, R92)
Charles Ollivon (C) (France, Toulon)
Damian Penaud (France, Clermont)
Danny Priso (France, La Rochelle)
Will Skelton (Australia, La Rochelle)
Max Spring (France, R92)
Yoan Tanga (France, R92)
Christopher Tolofua (France, Toulon)
Virimi Vakatawa (France, R92)
Tani Vili (France, Clermont)
2022 England team to face the Barbarians
15. Tommy Freeman (Northampton Saints)
14. Joe Cokanasiga (Bath Rugby)
13. Joe Marchant (Harlequins)
12. Mark Atkinson (Gloucester Rugby)
11. Jonny May (Gloucester Rugby)
10. Marcus Smith (Harlequins)
9. Harry Randall (Bristol Bears)
1. Bevan Rodd (Sale Sharks)
2. Jack Walker (Harlequins)
3. Will Collier (Harlequins)
4. Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby)
5. Jonny Hill (Exeter Chiefs)
6. Tom Curry (C) (Sale Sharks)
7. Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby)
8. Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins)
16. Jack Singleton (Gloucester Rugby)
17. Will Goodrick-Clarke (London Irish)
18. Patrick Schickerling (Exeter Chiefs)
19. Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints)
20. Jack Willis (Wasps)
21. Danny Care (Harlequins)
22. Orlando Bailey (Bath Rugby)
23. Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs)
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