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USA players Taku Ngwenya and Samu Manoa will both start for the Barbarians this coming Saturday when the famous compilation side will take on the British & Irish Lions in Hong Kong.

The game will kick off at 4:30am PT, 7:30am ET, Saturday, June 1.

Ngwenya will start at left wing, not his usualy right wing, while Manoa will slot in at blindside flanker.

Both players will play the game and then fly directly to Houston to join the USA team in training to face Ireland June 8.

15 Jared Payne
14 Joe Rokocoko
13 Elliot Daly
12 Casey Laulala
11 Takudzwa Ngwenya
10 Nick Evans
9 Dimitri Yachvili
1 Paul James
2 Schalk Brits
3 Martin Castrogiovanni
4 Marco Wentzel
5 Dean Mumm
6 Samu Manoa
7 Sam Jones
8 Sergio Parisse (captain)

Replacements:
16 Leonardo Ghiraldini
17 Duncan Jones
18 Andrea Lo Cicero
19 Jim Hamilton
20 Imanol Harinordoquy
21 Kahn Fotuali'i
22 James Hook
23 Mike Tindall/Rowan Varty