Preview: The Barbarians v Australia at Twickenham

first_imgSome of the finest seats in the house have just been made available centrally in the East and West Stands. These tickets won’t hang around for long, so take this opportunity up now with not only discounted tickets, but in prime positions too at the home of English rugby.Special Offer Tickets are available, for a limited period only, from £30 for adults and £15 for juniors (U16) at– 0844 847 2492.  (Booking fees apply) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 26: Adam Thomson of the Barbarians wins lineout ball during the Killik Cup match between the Barbarians and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on November 26, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) center_img Maximum impact: The Wallabies versus the Barbarians in 2011 was a high-scoring affair at a packed TwickenhamIT MAY be a little way off, but a date for every rugby fan’s diary is Saturday 1st November 2014, when the world famous Barbarians will kick-start the Autumn Internationals at Twickenham with an eagerly anticipated opening match against the two-time World Champions, Australia.Australia, under shrewd coach Ewen McKenzie, have one of the most exciting backlines in world rugby, players like Israel Folau,Will Genia and Quade Cooper all showcased their skills during the Autumn Series, and along with the Barbarians ingrained attacking ethos, both teams will look forward to showcasing their skills, guaranteeing some thrilling running rugby on the day.High-jinks: The game should be a feast of triesThe All Black legend, Sir John Kirwan, has already agreed to coach the Barbarians and the squad will be crammed with high-profile international crowd-pleasers from around the globe, he commented: “The Baabaas have a proud history and I will be selecting a team that will respect that. We will look to play the sort of rugby against the Wallabies that encompasses that spirit and we want to win.”last_img read more

Italian Navy’s eighth FREMM frigate takes to sea

first_img The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia has been taken to sea in the Gulf of La Spezia for the first time, Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) said. During its first time at sea on June 19, 2018, several platform and combat system elements installed onboard were set up, turned on and tested successfully, according to OCCAR.Built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, the frigate was launched at Riva Trigoso shipyard in February 2018.Antonio Marceglia is the eight of the navy’s ten FREMM frigates built under the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program coordinated by OCCAR. The program includes the construction of a total of eighteen ships for both navies.With a full-load displacement of 6,900 tons, the frigates feature a length of 144 meters and a breadth of 19.7 meters. Italian Navy’s eighth FREMM frigate takes to sea View post tag: ITS Antonio Marceglia Back to overview,Home naval-today Italian Navy’s eighth FREMM frigate takes to sea June 27, 2018 View post tag: FREMM Authorities View post tag: Italian Navy Share this articlelast_img read more