England vs Barbarians LIVE rugby: Result and reaction from Twickenham – brilliant Baa Baas thump dismal England

Jim Mallinder provides insight into England versus the Barbarians

England fell to a third straight defeat as the Barbarians overcame a first-half red card shown to Will Skelton to win 52-21 at Twickenham, their biggest win of the game.

Skelton became the first player sent off in Barbarians history when his shoulder to the head of Patrick Schickerling ended Exeter’s afternoon fixture due to a failed assessment of an injury to the head.

Forced to play 43 minutes with just 14 men, Fabien Galthie’s men showed their class as they continued to run in the tries with Damian Penaud crossing twice and Baptiste Couilloud, Louis Carbonel, Max Spring and Antoine Hastoy also on the scoresheet . Even the arrival of Danny Care early in the third quarter for his first international appearance in nearly four years failed to inspire a scrappy England, who only fired in sporadic bursts.

Eddie Jones had chosen the usual mix of youth and experience for the annual uncapped international, but even allowing for the experimental squad it was a disappointing outing ahead of next month’s three-Test series against Australia. To rub salt in England’s wounds, their former lock George Kruis threw three conversions, including an outrageous backheel, to retire with a smile on his face.

Relive all the Twickenham action below

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Gloomy England hammered by Barbarians at 14 as Damian Penaud scores twice

England fell to a third straight defeat as the Barbarians overcame a first-half red card shown to Will Skelton to win 52-21 at Twickenham, their biggest win of the game.

Skelton became the first player sent off in Barbarians history when his shoulder to the head of Patrick Schickerling ended Exeter’s afternoon fixture due to a failed assessment of an injury to the head.

Forced to play 43 minutes with just 14 men, Fabien Galthie’s men showed their class as they continued to run in the tries with Damian Penaud crossing twice and Baptiste Couilloud, Louis Carbonel, Max Spring and Antoine Hastoy also on the scoresheet .

Even the arrival of Danny Care early in the third quarter for his first international appearance in nearly four years failed to inspire a scrappy England, who only fired in sporadic bursts.

Eddie Jones had chosen the usual mix of youth and experience for the annual uncapped international, but even allowing for the experimental squad it was a disappointing outing ahead of next month’s three-Test series against Australia.

To rub salt in England’s wounds, their former lock George Kruis threw three conversions, including an outrageous backheel, to retire with a smile on his face.

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 5:43 p.m.

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Tom Curry on England defeat

England captain Tom Curry discusses the defeat.

“We have learned a lot. Young boys arrive and different combinations. We weren’t there for the full 80 minutes. It’s not due to work rate or intent, it’s up to us to be there during the 80s.

“It’s on all of us, but it’s a brilliant experience for young players to have this test match experience. What’s exciting about these matches is that they are amazing for times like this.

“We have to be on it for the full 80 though. Times when we were in class but times when we weren’t. Test matches like this teach you a good level.

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 5:14 p.m.

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Barbarians defeat England

The Barbarians are rightly attacking England on Twitter after this last try! And it was only fitting that the Baa Baas flyhalf had a try the week Phil Bennett died

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 5:07 p.m.

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George Kruis reacts to the last rugby match

George Kruis gives a very brief post-match interview on Amazon Prime before asking to return to the celebrations with his teammates. He deserves it for being fair.

“That’s what Baa Baas is. Spending time with a different culture and different people. It was a brilliant ending and that’s exactly what it’s about and I’m so grateful to be a part of it.

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 5:04 p.m.

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FULL TIME! England 21-52 Barbarians – 80 min

And that’s it – luckily for England. Brilliant by the Barbarians, they were fantastic and outplayed England. A complete upgrade with some unreal trials thrown in for good measure.

Real concerns for England ahead of Australian tour.

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 4:59 p.m.

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CONVERSION! England 21-52 Barbarians – 79 min

George Kruis adds his third transformation and he clearly missed his rugby vocation!

Kruis then succumbed to the applause of the Twickenham crowd in his last professional rugby match. He is kissed and then thrown into the air by his teammates – it took quite a bit to be honest!

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 4:57 p.m.

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TRY! England 21-50 Barbarians – 78 min

From one end of the field to the other, good barbarian!

Sheepish makes the initial break, Niniashvili is tackled but rolls forward and gets up, a few more offloads and finally Antoine Hastoy goes under the posts

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 4:56 p.m.

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England 21-45 Barbarians – 77 min

It was a dark day for England. Make no mistake, this isn’t a chance victory for the Barbarians, it’s a good test match and England have been outclassed by a team that has been together for a week. Re

England tries to throw the ball around them but it doesn’t go within reach.

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 4:54 p.m.

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CONVERSION! England 21-45 Barbarians – 74 min

Conversion made buy George Kruis but not just any conversion!

It’s bang in front but Kruis heels the ball over the bar! Absolutely superb.

Barbarians like it and George Kruis is two out of two as a kicker today

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 4:52 p.m.

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TRY! England 21-43 Barbarians – 73 min

WHAT THE SENSATIONAL BARBARIANS ARE TRYING!

Playing from their own 22, back rower Sekou Macalou running like a winger on the right touchline, Nolann Le Garrec collects the ball and delivers a perfect inside kick that bounces for Max Spring past Jack Nowell and he dives above the line. Simply sublime. Classic Baa Baas.

Luke BakerJune 19, 2022 4:51 p.m.

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