JON CARDINELLI picks a form South African XV based on performances in round one of Super Rugby.
Stormers centre Damian de Allende has been ruled out of action for 12 weeks with an ankle injury.
The DHL Stormers and Lions recorded important derby wins, while the Sharks blew a golden opportunity on the opening weekend of the 2017 Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The hosts claimed a 37-24 win at Newlands having led 24-0 at half-time.
An inspired forward performance set the platform for the DHL Stormers’ 37-24 win against the Bulls at Newlands on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Robbie Fleck says the selections for the DHL Stormers’ Super Rugby opener were largely based around rewarding players who impressed in pre-season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
SP Marais has been selected at fullback in the DHL Stormers' Super Rugby opener against his former team, the Bulls, at Newlands on Saturday.
The Bulls need to win at Newlands this Saturday to put pressure on the Stormers in the race for the Africa 1 conference title, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Flank Siya Kolisi has been confirmed as the Stormers’ captain for this year’s Super Rugby tournament.
Robbie Fleck says South African teams will need to win the ‘breakdown numbers game’ in order to challenge their more fancied New Zealand counterparts. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Jan Serfontein is set to miss the Bulls' Super Rugby opener against the Stormers at Newlands this Saturday due to a back strain.
Bulls skipper Handré Pollard believes that discipline will be key when South Africa’s fiercest rivals clash in the Super Rugby opener at Newlands. JON CARDINELLI reports.
With a tougher draw, the Stormers look set to drop even further down the log in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has revealed a 45-man squad, including 10 players with over 50 Super Rugby caps to their name.
Oli Kebble has joined fellow Stormers teammates Huw Jones and Brandon Thomson in signing for Scottish club Glasgow Warriors.
Jean-Luc du Plessis could become a serious contender in the battle for the Springbok No 10 jersey, writes SIMNIKIWE XABANISA.
The addition of Brendan Venter to the Springbok coaching staff would be a massive coup, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The South African teams’ attempt to match the Kiwi sides for tempo and intensity may backfire in the long run, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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