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Australian coach Michael Cheika has been named coach of the Barbarians for their upcoming clash with Argentina.

Seven Australians have been named in the 24-man squad, as well as eight South Africans and eight New Zealanders.

The Barbarians will take on English club side Gloucester on November 17 and then face Argentina on November 21.

Michael Cheika has been named coach of the side.


Backs: Nehe Milner-Skudder (NZ), Waisake Naholo (NZ), Nemani Nadolo (Fiji), Joe Tomane (Australia), Tevita Kuridrani (Australia), Francois Venter (South Africa), Ryan Crotty (NZ), Lima Sopoaga (NZ), Pat Lambie (South Africa), Tawera Kerr-Barlow (NZ), Cobus Reinach (South Africa).

Forwards: Warren Whitely (South Africa), Stephen Hoiles (Australia), Ardie Savea (NZ), Scott Fardy (Australia), Victor Matfield (South Africa), Bakkies Botha (South Africa), Lood de Jager (South Africa), Charlie Faumuina (NZ), Jamie Mackintosh (NZ), Toby Smith (Australia), Tendai Mtawarira (South Africa), Stephen Moore (Australia), James Hanson (Australia).