Stormers 2014 jersey unveiled
- 05 Dec 2013
The Stormers have revealed the jersey which will be used in the 2014 Super Rugby campaign.
The jersey was shown at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, where key Stormers players and fans completed challenges to 'unlock' the jersey.
The new Stormers home jersey retains the collegiate royal blue and white colours, which was introduced in last season’s edition so as to bring the jersey in line with the traditional colour and hoops design of the Western Province jersey. However, this season sees a chevron pattern being incorporated into the front of the jersey’s design.
One of the most notable changes to recent editions comes in the away jersey, which has moved away from the traditional white and blue inverted colour variant. Instead, the plain white jersey is starkly contrasted on the front by the introduction of a large royal blue and red lightning symbol – a design element taken from the Stormers’ logo.
The jersey will first be seen in action when the Stormers take on the Bulls in a Super Rugby warm-up match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.
In November, Stormers coach Allister Coetzee announced the 66-man squad which will split into the Stormers and Western Province teams for the Super Rugby and Vodacom Cup tournaments respectively.
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