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Double derby at DHL Newlands

PUBLISHED: May 4, 2018


There will be two big derbies at DHL Newlands on Saturday, with DHL Western Province up against Cape rivals Boland in a SuperSport Rugby Challenge curtain-raiser before the DHL Stormers face the Vodacom Bulls.

DHL Western Province will be looking to make it three consecutive victories in their SuperSport Rugby Challenge title defence in their Cape derby against Boland, which kicks off at 12h15 on Saturday.

Following that the DHL Stormers will be out to make it five straight wins at DHL Newlands this season when they take on the Vodacom Bulls in a big North-South derby.

Captain Siya Kolisi will reach his DHL Stormers century when he leads the team out at 15h05 on Saturday, while hooker Scarra Ntubeni is set to earn his 50th cap when he comes off the replacements bench.

Gates on matchday will open at 11h40, so spectators are encouraged to allow enough time to clear security and get to their seats timeously in order to avoid missing any of the action.

Parking is available at schools in the stadium vicinity and will also open at 13h00 at Groote Schuur Primary School (R50), Groote Schuur High School (R50), Sans Souci Girls’ High School (R50) and Rondebosch Preparatory (R50), SACS Preparatory (R50).

There will be no public signing session held after the game.

Please be RESPECTFUL of all supporters and those around you, as well as the players, coaches, officials and staff. Everyone would like to enjoy the game in a safe and pleasant environment. Please specifically note that – Western Province Rugby, the SAPS, VOC Commander, the safety officer or Disaster Management members shall be entitled to refuse admission to, or to eject from the Ground, any person whose behaviour or conduct could in the reasonable opinion of WP Rugby, the SAPS, VOC Commander, the safety officer or Disaster Management members constitute a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to spectators or other persons.

Western Province Rugby reserves the right to refuse admission to, or to eject from the Ground, any person who in the reasonable opinion of WP Rugby, its servants or agents, makes or incites any form of racial abuse, chanting, gesturing or behaviour.

Please specifically note that unauthorised access to the field is strictly prohibited and field invaders will be subject to arrest by SAPS. In the Stadium no unauthorised person is permitted on the playing or performance area (i.e. the pitch and its surrounding and no person may remain in a gangway, entrance, exit or staircase at any time.

Spectators are also reminded that admission to the Stadium may also be denied to ticket holders under the influence of, or carrying alcohol or any narcotic substance and that the stadium is a non-smoking facility. Pass-outs are allowed at designated gates to allow smokers to exit the stadium.

Please also note that the Pickard and scholars stand are alcohol-free zones. Two beers per person may be purchased and taken onto the stands, as long as they are decanted into plastic mugs.

Should you require any assistance or wish to report any issue, please approach the nearest security official and request the stand security manager.

Please enjoy your day out at DHL Newlands, we stand together.

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