DHL Stormers name strong side to face Crusaders

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Bryan Habana from the Stormers battles during the Super Rugby match between DHL Stormers and Vodacom Bulls at DHL Newlands on June 11, 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Gallo Images

Coach Allister Coetzee today named his team to take on the Crusaders on Saturday at the new AMI Stadium in Christchurch, in the teams’ second tour match.

There are 3 changes to the match 22 that beat the Highlanders 21 – 6 this past weekend.

Brok Harris moves back into the starting XV, with Frans Malherbe moving to the bench; Gerhard van den Heever gets a start in the number 14 jersey, with Gio Aplon or JP du Plessis taking his place on the bench and Nizaam Carr replaces Nick Koster in jersey 19, who sits out the game.

DHL Stormers team to play is:

15. Joe Pietersen, 14. Gerhard van den Heever, 13. Juan de Jongh, 12. Jean De Villiers (Captain), 11. Bryan Habana, 10. Peter Grant, 9. Dewaldt Duvenage, 8. Duane Vermeulen, 7. Rynhardt Elstadt, 6. Siya Kolisi, 5. Andries Bekker (Vice Captain), 4. Eben Etzebeth, 3. Brok Harris , 2. Tiaan Liebenberg, 1. Steven Kitshoff.


16. Deon Fourie, 17. Frans Malherbe, 18. De Kock Steenkamp, 19. Nizaam Carr, 20. Louis Schreuder, 21. Burton Francis, 22. Gio Aplon/ JP du Plessis.

Referee: – Chris Pollock


Kick-Off: 09h35am CAT 

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