RECAP: Stormers v Cardiff
READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our live coverage of the rescheduled United Rugby Championship Round Seven match between the Stormers and Cardiff in Cape Town.
Change to the DHL Stormers team with Adre Smith ruled out due to delayed post-concussion symptoms. Ernst van Rhyn starts at lock and Ben-Jason Dixon is on the replacements bench. #iamastormer pic.twitter.com/bDBT5ycigR
— DHL Stormers (@THESTORMERS) March 20, 2022
Cardiff’s previous visit to Cape Town did not go according to plan and was rather unpleasant.
This could be just as unpleasant, but for very different reasons.
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Stormers: 15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Seabelo Senatla, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Damian Willemse, 11 Leolin Zas, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Evan Roos, 7 Hacjivah Dayimani, 6 Deon Fourie, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Ernst van Rhyn, 3 Brok Harris, 2 Scarra Ntubeni, 1 Steven Kitshoff (capyain).
Replacements: 16 Chad Solomon, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Neethling Fouche, 19 Ben-Jason Dixon, 20 Junior Pokomela, 21 Paul de Wet, 22 Tim Swiel, 23 Rikus Pretorius.
Cardiff: 15 Matthew Morgan, 14 Jason Harries, 13 Max Llewellyn, 12 Ben Thomas, 11 Theo Cabango, 10 Jarrod Evans, 9 Lloyd Williams, 8 James Botham, 7 Ellis Jenkins, 6 Josh Turnbull (captain), 5 Rory Thornton, 4 Matthew Screech, 3 Dmitri Arhip, 2 Kristian Dacey, 1 Corey Domachowski.
Replacements: 16 Keiron Assiratti, 17 Brad Thyer, 18 Will Davies-King, 19 Teddy Williams, 20 Will Boyde, 21 Ellis Bevan, 22 Garyn Smith, 23 Hallam Amos.
Referee: Sam Grove-White (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), Morne Ferreira (South Africa)
TMO: Adam Jones (Wales)