David Duckham David Duckham probably the finest English back during the 70s.

David Duckham David Duckham probably the finest English back during the

Rugby Football History Squad in no programme number order: Federica Pucciariello, John Smit (c), Census Johnson, Bakkies Botha, Johann Muller, Jeyy Collins, Richie Mccaw, Schalk Burger, Fourie Du Preez, Francois Steyn, Bryan Habana, Jean De Villiers, Rico Gear, Joe Rokocoko, Percy Montgomery, Mark Regan, Rodney Blake, Chris Jack, Nick Koster, George Gregan, Ollie Smith, Shane Williams

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"Everyone who is invited to play for the Barbarians is aware of the Club's history and its ideals. It is especially pleasing that the IRB has recognised the role of Percy Carpmael in the founding of the Barbarians 120 years ago." - Barbarians' chairman John Spencer

William Percy Carpmael "Rugby Football is a game for gentlemen in all classes, but for no bad sportsman in any class".

William Percy Carpmael (1853-1936)  "Rugby Football is a game for gentlemen in all classes, but for no bad sportsman in any class". - W.J. Carey

William Percy Carpmael "Rugby Football is a game for gentlemen in all classes, but for no bad sportsman in any class".

baa-baas Baa-baa team vs. Swansea 1901 The Baa-Baas  In 1925 they introduced a blazer which was dark blue with gilt buttons and a pocket badge of two lambs gamboling with a rugby ball. Although it should not need explaining the two lambs were a play on the word Barbarian which starts with 'Bar' and 'Bar', hence the two sheep. The club has affectionately been called 'the Baa-Baas' ever since.

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South African Barbarians Johan Strauss

South African Barbarians Johan Strauss

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Rugby Football History The now demolished Esplanade Hotel, photographed in 1970 and seen here just on the other side of the Penarth swimming pool and baths. "The Esp", as it was known, was the spiritual home and headquarters of the Barbarians Football Club for over 75 years Picture Courtesy of Ben Salter

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Rugby Football History Barbarians team that played Huddersfield, December 1891 The original uniform was a white shirt with the monogram B.F.C. over the left breast, dark shorts and socks. It also had a skull and crossbones over the letters but this was later removed. Their now famous uniforms, black and white hooped jerseys, with the overlapping B.F.C. were not adopted until 1891.

Barbarian F. - encyclopedia article about Barbarian F. December 1891 team that faced Huddersfield

Barbarians South Africa

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Barbarian, Rugby

Barbarian, Rugby

Barbarian, Rugby

Celebrating 125years Barbarians

Celebrating 125years Barbarians

Barbarian F.C. - encyclopedia article about Barbarian F.C. December 1891 team that faced Huddersfield

Barbarian F. - encyclopedia article about Barbarian F. December 1891 team that faced Huddersfield

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