Investec Stormers squad announced

PUBLISHED: February 9, 2005

Investec Stormers coach Gert Smal today announced a squad of 27 players to travel to London to play Wasps on Sunday 13 February in the final of their pre-season friendlies. The game is being played at Wycombe, and kick-off is at 12h00 (UK time) The match will not be televised in South Africa.

The squad is as follows:

Adri Badenhorst
Andries Bekker
Bolla Conradie
Breyton Paulse
Chris Rossouw
David Britz
David Hendriks
De Wet Barry
Eddie Andrews
Faan Rautenbach
Gaffie Du Toit
Gerrie Britz
Gus Theron
Jean De Villiers
Joe Van Niekerk
Luke Watson
Marius Joubert
Neil De Kock
Pat Barnard
Pieter Dixon
Quinton Davids
Riaan Olckers
Rob Linde
Schalk Burger
Tiger Mangweni
Tonderai Chavhanga
Werner Greeff

Said coach Gert Smal, “The fixture against Wasps on Sunday provides the final match practise for the season. Despite being played in cold and probably wet conditions, the match will allow us to test our players and game against a consistently top side. It will also allow us to focus on areas of our game which are conducive to wet weather conditions and which is beneficial to us in our preparations for the Vodacom Super 12.”

The squad departs for the UK on Thursday 10 February, and return on Monday 14 February. The starting line-up will be released on Friday.