Former England coach Eddie Jones will return to Twickenham on 28 Could to guide the Barbarians in a match towards a World XV.
Jones, 62, was sacked by England earlier this month after a poor run of kind.
“I am very a lot trying ahead to returning to Twickenham Stadium – a venue I’ve so many fond reminiscences of,” mentioned Jones.
“I am extra motivated than ever to placed on a present.”
The World XV will likely be overseen by former New Zealand coach Steve Hansen, towards whom Jones and England achieved a 2019 World Cup semi-final victory.
“Going up towards Steve rekindles an awesome rivalry which first began in our days competing in Tremendous Rugby and progressed into the worldwide area,” added Jones.
“It’s going to be an awesome problem and one I am positive we’re each relishing.”
Jones has been linked with a return to his native Australia and a job with the US nationwide group since leaving England, whereas varied gamers – equivalent to Owen Farrell and Anthony Watson – have mentioned they’re dissatisfied to see him go.
The Rugby Soccer Union is but to nominate a successor for Jones, who, regardless of a current dip in outcomes, has the perfect total win share of any England males’s coach in historical past.
Leicester head coach Steve Borthwick, who beforehand labored as Jones’ forwards coach at England and Japan, is more likely to fill the emptiness.
The Barbarians beat an All Blacks XV at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in November earlier than enjoying fixtures towards Northampton, Bathtub and Harlequins in weekends left free by the demise of Wasps and Worcester.