Wiser for the experience of having played abroad, the Stormers are confident of securing a home quarter-final when they take on Scarlets in Llanelli on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
A 24-man Stormers squad will leave for Wales on Monday evening without Herschel Jantjies for their final league match of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship campaign.
The three South African teams hoping to secure a home playoff in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship were handed an early blow this week as Leinster are set to cotton wool their best players for the key Irish derby against Munster on Saturday.
The Stormers have boosted their scrumhalf stocks for next week’s crucial Vodacom United Rugby Championship match in Wales against Scarlets.
Springbok anchor Frans Malherbe says success or failure in the scrum can hinge purely on how well a team manages the referee.
The Stormers have fired up Western Province to clear the cobwebs and break a seven-game losing streak in the Currie Cup, reports DEVIN HERMANUS.
The Stormers have a head start in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoff race as the last round of group matches are scheduled to take place over two days.
Manie Libbok has his fingers crossed his red-hot form for the Stormers will earn him a maiden Springbok call-up.
Coach John Dobson waits anxiously on whether the Stormers can secure Free State Cheetahs hooker Wilmar Arnoldi on loan again.
Clayton Blommetjies has promised to kick less than incumbent Stormers fullback Warrick Gelant when he joins the Cape side next season.