Rugby - Parisse among Barbarians call-ups

The Barbarians have announced their first five world-class recruits to face the British and Irish Lions in Hong Kong on June 1.

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Rugby - Parisse among Barbarians call-ups

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Sergio Parisse will play for the Barbarians in Hong Kong

The stellar cast list includes Italy captain Sergio Parisse, the Azzurri tighthead prop Martin Castrogiovanni and French number eight Imanol Harinordoquy.

The Lions will also face Samoan scrum-half Kahn Fotuali'i, one of the hottest properties in world rugby at present, and South African centre Jaque Fourie.

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