Weekend picks: Stormers book Leinster final

The SARugbymag team backs the Stormers and Leinster to be win through in the semi-finals, setting up a blockbuster Vodacom URC final.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship
Stormers vs Connacht (Saturday, Cape Town, 4pm)
Devin Hermanus: Stormers by 15
Rienk de Beer: Stormers by 13
Zelím Nel: Stormers by 11
Juandre Joubert: Stormers by 10
Dylan Jack: Stormers by 8
Simon Borchardt: Stormers by 12
Grant Craze: Stormers by 14

TEAM: Stormers lose ‘Brannas’ for semi

Leinster vs Munster (Saturday, Dublin, 6:30pm)
Devin Hermanus: Munster by 2
Rienk de Beer: Leinster by 19
Zelím Nel: Leinster by 12
Juandre Joubert: Leinster by 12
Dylan Jack: Leinster by 13
Simon Borchardt: Leinster by 10
Grant Craze: Leinster by 5

TEAM: Lions switch Nohamba to 10

Currie Cup
Griffons vs WP (Friday, Welkom, 3pm)
Devin Hermanus: WP by 9
Rienk de Beer: WP by 11
Zelím Nel:  WP by 25
Juandre Joubert: WP by 21
Dylan Jack: WP by 19
Simon Borchardt: WP by 25
Grant Craze: WP by 17

TEAM: Dobson seasons WP lineup with ‘exciting players’

Pumas vs Sharks (Friday, Nelspruit, 5:05pm)
Devin Hermanus: Pumas by 10
Rienk de Beer: Pumas by 8
Zelím Nel: Sharks by 3
Juandre Joubert: Pumas by 3
Dylan Jack: Sharks by 5
Simon Borchardt: Pumas by 3
Grant Craze: Sharks by 7

TEAM: Sharks get Bok boost for Pumas ‘Test’

Cheetahs vs Lions (Saturday, Bloemfontein, 1pm)
Devin Hermanus: Cheetahs by 8
Rienk de Beer: Lions by 4
Zelím Nel: Cheetahs by 5
Juandre Joubert: Cheetahs by 6
Dylan Jack: Cheetahs by 7
Simon Borchardt: Cheetahs by 5
Grant Craze: Cheetahs by 10

TEAM: Cheetahs drop Masuku

Griquas vs Vodacom Bulls (Saturday, Kimberley, 3pm)
Devin Hermanus: Bulls by 7
Rienk de Beer: Bulls by 23
Zelím Nel: Bulls by 14
Juandre Joubert: Bulls by 10
Dylan Jack: Bulls by 15
Simon Borchardt: Bulls by 10
Grant Craze: Bulls by 17

TEAM: Nortje leads bulky Bulls in Kimberley

Photo: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images

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