Alun Wyn Jones is poised to grace Principality Stadium’s famous turf one more time, for the Barbarian’s when they play Wales in Cardiff on Saturday 4th November – kick-off 2.30pm.

The fixture that will pay tribute to the world’s most-capped player and former Wales captain, as well as provide a homecoming for Wales after the Rugby World Cup in France.

South African World Cup winner Duane Vermeulen and Argentine back row star Pablo Matera will be hot footing it from France to join up with the Barbarians squad being assembled to face Wales.  Vermeulen and Matera will be joined by another legendary back row man at the home of Welsh rugby in the 125-times capped Australian player Michael Hooper. He missed out on the World Cup through injury but played in the 2015-Final defeat to New Zealand at Twickenham. Hooper holds the record for leading his country the most times, 69, and has won six of his seven games against Wales in Cardiff.

A host of other star names are also set to feature for the Baa-Baas with further announcements due to be made soon and the game will pit Warren Gatland and his coaching team against Australia’s Eddie Jones and New Zealand’s Scott Robertson, who will lead the opposition from the coach’s box.

The match will offer rugby fans from all over the globe the chance to pay homage to one of the greatest warriors the game has ever witnessed and give Wales head coach Gatland a chance to build on the World Cup experience, as he prepares his side for the 2024 Guinness Six Nations campaign.

“Principality Stadium is one of the best places in the world to play rugby and when you add the passion and fervour of a Welsh crowd and the unique and exciting brand of rugby the Barbarians are famous for, we have a match in prospect that will be the envy of fans around the globe,” said current Wallabies boss Eddie Jones.

“To play a week after one of the best Rugby World Cups ever played, with players from all over the World showing what it means to play for their country, the players will now get to show their class in front of an incredible Principality Stadium crowd against a proud Welsh side. Having Alun Wyn Jones, Michael Hooper, Duane Vermeulen and Pablo Matera in the side will create the base of an experienced Barbarians team. It’s a great opportunity to send off some of the greats of the game in front of passionate fans.” said the Barbarians co-coach, Scott Robertson.

Tickets for the Barbarians game are available now from WRU.WALES/TICKETS

Tickets are priced at: £60, £40 and £20 with a 50% discount available across all categories for children under 17-years-old.