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  1. Who's playing for the Barbarians?

    After selecting 13 South Africa internationals for his 23-man squad, Barbarians head coach Rassie Erasmus has included eight Springboks in the starting XV to face Argentina at Twickenham.

    Handre Pollard starts at fly-half for the invitational team, while South Africa captain Siya Kolisi and hooker Schalk Brits form part of a formidable forward contingent that also includes former All Black Wyatt Crockett, who captains the team.

    Further international pedigree is added by the likes of Italy winger Tommaso Benvenuti and Argentina back-row Juan Manuel Leguizamon, who has played in 85 Tests for the Pumas.

    Despite filling his team with international talent, South Africa coach Erasmus has also kept to the team's tradition of naming one uncapped player in the starting line-up with the inclusion of Chiefs full-back Jack Debreczeni.

    Barbarians starting XV: 15.J Debreczeni (Chiefs), 14. T Benvenuti (Benetton and Italy), 13. T English (Rebels and Australia), 12. D De Allende (Stormers and South Africa), 11. A Dyantyi (Lions and South Africa), 10. H Pollard (Bulls and South Africa), 9. L Fukofuka (Auckland and Tonga); 1. W Crockett (Crusaders and New Zealand, capt), 2. S Brits (Stormers and South Africa), 3. T Nyakane (Bulls and South Africa), 4. L Jones (Bordeaux Begles and Australia), 5. L De Jager (Bulls and South Africa), 6. S Kolisi (Stormers and South Africa), 7. P-S Du Toit (Stormers and South Africa), 8. J M Leguizamon (Jaguares and Argentina).

    Replacements: 16. S Kitshoff (Stormers and South Africa), 17. M Marx (Lions and South Africa), 18. A Peikrishvili (Cardiff Blues and Georgia), 19. S Notshe (Stormers and South Africa), 20. J Taufua (Crusaders), 21. F Lomani (Rebels and Fiji), 22. J Kriel (Bulls and South Africa), 23. E Jantjies (Lions and South Africa).

    Barbarians and South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus
  2. What are the Barbarians?

    Since playing their first game in 1890, the Barbarians have become rugby union's most famous invitational side and have faced national teams on a regular basis since 1948.

    Nowadays, the 'Baa-Baas' are well-known among fans for their exciting and entertaining brand of rugby, with squads regularly showcasing many of the sport's biggest names. Jonah Lomu, Lawrence Dallaglio, Bryan Habana and Gareth Edwards are just a few of the stars to have turned-out in the iconic black and white kit.

    Today's game will see the invitational side play Argentina for just the third time in its 128-year history, with their previous meetings coming in 1990 and 2015.

    A Chris Ashton hat-trick helped the Barbarians secure a comprehensive 63-45 victory over England in their last outing in May, while Argentina are looking to bounce back from last week's 14-9 defeat to Scotland.

    Chris Ashton scores against England
  3. BBC coverage

    BBC Sport will be broadcasting all the action as the Barbarians take on Argentina at Twickenham for the chance to take home the Killik Cup.

    It's the first time the BBC has screened a Baa-Baas game nationwide since the 25-18 win against New Zealand in 2009 with BBC Two coverage to start at 14:00 GMT.

    Saturday 1 December

    14:00-16:30, Killik Cup - Barbarians v Argentina, BBC Two and online

  4. Get Inspired: How to get into Rugby Union

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    If you enjoy being active and want to build your fitness and strength then rugby union is the sport for you.

    From scrummaging and tackling, to sprinting with the ball, rugby can be a high-intensity workout that will boost both your fitness and your strength.

    If the idea of traditional 15-a-side game seems intimidating, there are various versions of the game that you can test out, such as touch rugby, where tackling is banned, and a wheelchair version that proved a big hit at 2012 Paralympics in London.

    If you want to find out more about rugby union and how you can get involved, see our handy guide here.

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