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Barbarians finalise squad for Tigers trip

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The Barbarians will include fly-half Colin Slade, the man who kicked the winning points for the All Blacks against Australia last weekend, in their squad for the November trip to face Leicester Tigers.

Destined for Welford Road on Tuesday, November 4, three days after facing Australia at Twickenham, the Barbarians have added more names to their squad today.
Crusaders fly-half Slade, 27, has 15 caps for the All Blacks and kicked the last-minute conversion which broke Wallabies hearts and secured a 29-28 Bledisloe Cup win in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Barbarians, coached by Sir John Kirwan, have added three more New Zealand caps to their squad in the form of Stephen Luatua, Matt Todd and Dominic Bird. Uncapped prop Angus Ta’avao, who has made his breakthrough with the Blues, is also selected.
They join countrymen Frank Halai, Tim Nanai-Williams, Francis Saili and World Cup winner Adam Thomson in the Baa-baas squad for the autumn.
Scotland’s 56-cap lock Alastair Kellock has also been called up, alongside South African scrum-half and Springboks internationals centre Juan de Jongh and fly-half Marnitz Boschoff. 
Kirwan has already revealed the inclusion of internationals Matt Stevens, Heinrich Brussow, Coenie Oosthuizen, Mahonri Schwalger, Fumiaki Tanaka and popular Australian wing Nick Cummins in his squad for the trip to Twickenham and Welford Road. South African prop CJ van der Linde has unfortunately withdrawn due to injury.
Match tickets for Tigers versus the Barbarians are available now at the Tigers ticket office, prices from £23 adults, £11 juniors.
Purchase in person at the Welford Road ticket office or phone 0116 319 8888 (option 2). The office is open 8.30am-5pm weekdays, until 8pm Wednesdays and 9am-5pm Saturdays.
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Please note this match is not included in Tigers season tickets.