Stormers coach Robbie Fleck believes his team ‘will gather the pieces and get up again’ after their 40-3 loss to the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus.
What we learned from the first round of Vodacom Super Rugby, according to CRAIG LEWIS.
Maties travel to Pretoria for a north-south Varsity Cup clash with Tuks on Monday, while NWU face UCT, Wits take on Shimlas and CUT go up against UJ.
Marnus Schoeman scored a hat-trick as the Lions claimed a 25-16 win over the Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Rosko Specman scored two tries as the Vodacom Bulls thrashed a disjointed Stormers side 40-3 at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Benetton Treviso stunned the Scarlets 25-19, while there were also wins for Edinburgh, Ulster, Leinster, Glasgow, Munster and Connacht in the Pro14.
The Sharks scored six tries as they claimed an emphatic 45-10 bonus-point win over the Sunwolves in Singapore on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Hurricanes scored a late converted try to beat the Waratahs 20-19 in northern Sydney on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
The Crusaders won 24-22 in Auckland on Saturday to record their ninth straight victory against the Blues. JON CARDINELLI reports.
An understrength Munster team scored seven unanswered tries to clinch a 43-0 win against the Kings in Cork on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.