Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says the players have made a conscious decision to put off-field matters aside and focus solely on the rugby. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says it is still to be determined when lock Eben Etzebeth will return to the field after he suffered another injury setback.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has made five changes to his starting lineup to face the Sunwolves in Hong Kong on Saturday.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck hailed his team’s defence despite them going down 15-9 to the Chiefs at Newlands on Saturday.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck insists he will see out his contract, which runs until the end of the 2019 season. The Stormers beat the Rebels 34-18 at Newlands on Saturday, but have failed to win away from home this year, which sees them languishing in 10th position on the overall log. However, Fleck doesn’t think his job is under threat…. Read more →
The Stormers have made four changes to their starting lineup for Saturday’s match against the Waratahs in Sydney. Lock Pieter-Steph du Toit (back) and fullback SP Marais (toe) both missed last weekend’s 28-20 win against the Jaguares due to injury. As a result, Dillyn Leyds shifts from No 15 to the right wing, with JJ Engelbrecht coming in at outside… Read more →
Springbok wing Raymond Rhule will make his first start for the Stormers when they take on the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday. Coach Robbie Fleck has opted for a mix of experience and youth, with many first-choice players out injured. Rhule will form part of a dynamic back three that includes Blitzboks speedster Seabelo Senatla and fullback Dillen Leyds, while Damien… Read more →
The Stormers must win when it really matters in 2018, writes JON CARDINELLI. The Stormers have lost eight out of nine playoffs since the tournament’s inception. Their only playoff victory came in the semi-final against the Waratahs at Newlands in 2010. Needless to say, they will be looking to end an eight-year drought, and prove more than a few people… Read more →
Nine of the players named in the 47-man Stormers’ squad will miss their opening Super Rugby match against the Jaguares as well as the three-game tour to Australasia. Stormers coach Robbie Fleck named his greater training squad at Newlands on Thursday. Fleck confirmed that Springboks Eben Etzebeth (shoulder), Frans Malherbe (neck) and Jano Vermaak (knee), as well as SP Marais… Read more →