Super Rugby Team Preview – The Stormers

What happened to the Stormers? Three years ago the Stormers had their worst season ever finishing in 11th place. They finished third on the log the following year with a young team that dominated the scrums via Frans Malberbe, Vincent Koch, Steven Kitshoff, Scarra Ntubeni and Bongi Mbonambi. Last year they again finished third on […]

Super Rugby Team Preview – Stormers

Stormers squad Two years ago the Stormers had their worst season ever finishing in 11th place. After the the departure of over 800 front-row caps held by Brok Harris, Pat Cilliers, Deon Fourie and Tiaan Liebenberg we expected things to get worse. We predicted the Stormers would struggle in the scrums and could not have […]

Stormers and Sharks reignite bitter rivalry!

SHARKS Rugby is a funny old game… when you’re winning that is. The oval ball most certainly didn’t bounce in favour of the Sharks last weekend, as they found themselves on the short end of the referees whistle in their toe-to-toe humdinger with the Bulls that ultimately saw the Durban franchise return home with a big fat zero […]

Upset number 3: Stormers vs Bulls

Stormers 29 – 17 Bulls  The Bulls were laden with 13 Springboks. The Stormers had just 3 Boks and had also lost over 800 caps of Super Rugby experience during the off-season. The home side did have SA Rugby player of the year, Duane Vermuelen and some very enthusiastic youngsters. When the Bulls scored the opening try […]

Not again! Etzebeth & Carriza out

The Stormer’s lock injury problems from last season are back before the competition has even kicked off. The Newlands franchise will be without Eben Etzebeth and Manuel Carizza for the first few rounds of Super Rugby. The Cheetahs held nothing back against the Stormers over the weekend at Newlands. Etzebeth and Carizza left the “Friendly” […]

Super Rugby Team Profile – Stormers

Stormers squad The Stormers tied their worst ever finish last season, an 11th place log finish. There might have only been 12 teams back in 2006 but they’ll still want to do better this season You can’t always get what you want, and with the serious brawn drain that has taken place at Newlands they’ll […]