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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2013 Six Nations, Sergio Parisse Italy-France

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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