DHL Stormers XV 17 – Maties 0

PUBLISHED: January 22, 2011

A practice squad today took on the Maties in Stellenbosch. The students were in good form and offered tough opposition for the young practice squad, conceding a single try, for a first half score of 7-0. (Try Adams, conversion Watts).

Playing into a stiff wind in the 2nd half the DHL Stormers training squad managed a further 2 tries at the close of the game, for a final score of 17-0. (Tries Adams and VD Spuy)

DHL Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, declared himself happy with what he had seen from the young team. “Conditions were not easy with the wind and the Maties offered tough opposition. We got the answers we were looking for, with some players impressing. All in all though, it is great to be giving players the vital game time they need in preparation for the season ahead.”

The DHL Stormers now head into the Neo Africa Tri Series when the take the Lions on in the first game next week.

The DHL Stormers team that took on the Maties:

15. Marcel Brache
14. Tiger Bax
13. Burton Klaassens
12. Michael Van Der Spuy
11. Tythan Adams
10. Elgar Watts
9. Louis Schreuder
8. Willem Van Der Wal
7. Tertius Daniller
6. Wimpie Van Der Walt
5. De Kock Steenkamp
4. Adriaan Fondse
3. Buhle Mxunyelwa
2. Sidney Tobias
1. JD Moller


16. Albe De Swardt
17. Tom Botha
18. Hilton Lobberts
19. Reniel Hugo
20. Nic Groom
21. Lionel Cronje
22. Willie Le Roux
23. Reuben Johannes
24. Garrick Matthee
25. Kurt Coleman
26. Quinn Roux