Lock Adre Smith says that playing at the Danie Craven Stadium this weekend will suit the DHL Stormers and the pack’s set-piece performance down to the ground.
John Dobson has praised the rise of locks Ruben van Heerden and Adre Smith as the DHL Stormers look to emerge from under a “dark cloud” this weekend.
John Dobson says the DHL Stormers will give their returning Springboks a run in Stellenbosch as they need to shake off their rust before the Champions Cup.
Following a physical and mental break after his World Cup-winning exploits, Damian Willemse is recharged and ready to fire for the DHL Stormers. @Vodacom #URC
John Dobson is one of the cheeriest, most upbeat figures in the game, so when he cuts a dejected figure you know times are challenging.
A change in mentality and the return of World Cup-winning Springboks will transform the DHL Stormers after a challenging tour in Europe, writes MARK KEOHANE.
John Dobson said the DHL Stormers’ defeat at Cardiff on Friday was “by far our worst performance on tour”, as they return home winless after four matches in Europe.
Retired Springbok and DHL Stormers centre Juan de Jongh will continue his rugby journey as a coach at Western Province.
A last-minute try from replacement Rhys Litterick earned Cardiff a thrilling Vodacom URC victory over the DHL Stormers at Arms Park on Friday.
John Dobson said the DHL Stormers players set to face Cardiff on Friday have an ideal opportunity to make a statement before the return of their world champion Springboks.