7 New Zealand players have been added to the Barbarians squad

  • 19/10/2016
Baabaas call up kiwi players (Getty file)
Baabaas call up kiwi players (Getty file)

Seven more New Zealanders have been added to the Barbarians team to face the Springboks in their tour-opening match in London.

Three forwards from the Super Rugby champion Hurricanes are among the group along with one-Test loose forward Luke Whitelock for the game at Wembley on November 5.

Brad Shields, Michael Fatialofa and Reggie Goodes are the Hurricanes representatives while Whitelock is joined by a Highlanders teammate, centre Matt Faddes.

The Crusaders provide first five-eighth Richard Mo'unga and flanker Jordan Taufua. They join veteran Crusaders halfback Andy Ellis, who was earlier named for the match.

Coach Robbie Deans had also previously selected two Australians - winger Taquele Naiyaravoro and lock Will Skelton.

The Barbarians will also play the Czech Republic in Prague on November 8 and Fiji in Belfast three days later.