DHL Stormers team announcement vs MTN Lions – DHL Pre-Season Series

PUBLISHED: January 26, 2012

24 January 2012

In the next round of preparation fixtures for Super Rugby 2012, the DHL Stormers this week take on the MTN Lions and then the Toyota Cheetahs in the DHL Pre-Season Series.

The 2 fixtures both take place at DHL Newlands, with the DHL Stormers taking on the MTN Lions in the opener on Friday 27 January and then the Toyota Free State Cheetahs on Saturday 4 February. The games form an important part of each of the teams’ preparation for the rigours of Vodacom Super Rugby.

Allister Coetzee today announced a strong DHL Stormers side to take on the Lions:

1. Steven Kitshoff

2. Deon Fourie

3. Brok Harris

4. Eben Etzebeth

5. De Kock Steenkamp

6. Schalk Burger (C)

7. Siya Kolisi

8. Nick Koster

9. Louis Schrueder

10. Gary van Aswegen

11. Bryan Habana

12. Jean de Villiers

13. Juan de Jongh

14. Gio Aplon

15. Joe Pietersen


16. Tiaan Liebenberg

17. Deon Carstens

18. Frans Malherbe

19. Don Armand

20. Reuben Johannes

21. Nizaam Carr

22. Nic Groom

23. Burton Francis

24. Marcel Brache

25. Gerhard van den Heever

26. Danie Poolman

Referee: Jaco Peyper

Match Details:

16h45: DHL WP Vodacom Cup Squad vs DHL WP Amateur Squad

19h00: DHL Stormers vs MTN Lions

The games will not be televised live, but a highlights reel will be produced and televised post the Series.

Tickets for the DHL Pre-Season Series will be available as of noon on 18 January, from any PostNet outlet, or online at wprugby.ticketpros.co.za (with collection at any PostNet outlet). Alternatively tickets can be purchased at the WP Rugby ticket office, from 24 January.

Season tickets are not valid for the friendlies.

DHL Stormers vs Lions DHL Stormers vs Cheetahs

All seating R40.00 R40.00

Danie Craven Standing R20.00 R20.00

Scholars Enclosure R10.00 R10.00