Five former Leinster players have been named in the Barbarians squad to face Munster, including former Leinster and Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan.

Ailis Egan and Maz Reilly are the two other forwards selected.

Out-half Nora Stapleton and scrum-half Tania Rosser are also named in the squad, as is Old Belvedere’s Jackie Shiels who also played for the Exiles.

The Barbarians Women’s team will play their first ever game against Munster on 10th November at Thomond Park.

Barbarians v Munster Women


Tracy Balmer (Worcester & Scotland) 43 caps
Susie Brown (Richmond & Scotland) 62
Fiona Coghlan (UL Bohemians & Ireland) 85
Lénaig Corson (Stade Rennais & France) 24
Claire Cripps (Wasps & England) 43
Ailis Egan (Old Belvedere & Ireland) 46
Becky Essex (Richmond & England) 57
Amy Garnett (Saracens & England) 100
Edel McMahon (Galwegians) 0
Marie Louise Reilly (Old Belvedere & Ireland) 54
Kelly Russell (Toronto Nomads & Canada) 53
Rachel Taylor (Caernarfon & Wales) 67


Emma Jensen (College Rifles & New Zealand 49)
Elen Evans (Caernarfon & Wales) 73
Megan Goddard (Gloucester-Hartpury & England) 5
Camille Grassineau (Stade Francais & France) 18
Vicki Jackson (Wasps & England) 2
Christelle Le Duff (SO Villonguet & France) 70
Tania Rosser (Blackrock & Ireland) 58
Georgina Roberts (Darlington MP Sharks & England) 15
Jackie Shiels (Old Belvedere & Ireland) 22
Nora Stapleton (Old Belvedere & Ireland) 50
Amanda Thornborough (Westshore & Canada) 23