Ben Barba (pictured) will not be permitted to turn  out for Toulon in this weekends Ballymore Tens in Brisbane.

Dean Lonergan, a representative of Duco Events who are running the competition, says after consultation between the ARU and NRL, the former Cronulla star won’t play a part in the inaugural competition.

Its an unusual show of solidarity between the two codes which Lonergan says is a positive sign.