Ricky back in Vodacom Stormers starting XV

PUBLISHED: February 18, 2010

Allister Coetzee, head coach of the Vodacom Stormers, on Thursday included Springbok scrumhalf Ricky Januarie in his starting XV to play the HSBC Waratahs at Newlands on Saturday 20 February.

Januarie replaces Dewaldt Duvenhage, who started in the win against the Lions in Johannesburg last week. Also in the starting XV is JC Kritzinger, who replaces the injured Wicus Blaauw at loosehead prop.

Eusebio Guinazu, the Argentine prop who is contracted to Boland, comes in on the substitutes’ bench.

Following their 26-13 victory over the Lions in Johannesburg, the Cape franchise return home to Newlands for a five week home run, starting on Saturday. Tickets are priced between R80 and R95 for seating, with standing room tickets R50. Tickets are currently on sale through Computicket outlets nationwide, online at www.computicket.com or via the Call Centre on 083 915 8000. The Newlands Box Office in Boundary Road will be open from Tuesday till Friday from 9am to 4pm, and on Saturday from 9am until kick-off.

Kick-off is at 19h10, with gates opening at 17h30.

The Vodacom Stormers team is as follows:

15. Joe Pietersen
14. Gio Aplon
13. Jaque Fourie
12. Juan De Jongh
11. Bryan Habana
10. Peter Grant
9. Ricky Januarie
8. Duane Vermeulen
7 Francois Louw
6. Schalk Burger (C)
5. Andries Bekker
4. De Kock Steenkamp
3. Brok Harris
2. Tiaan Liebenberg
1. JC Kritzinger


16. Deon Fourie
17. Eusebio Guinazu
18. Anton Van Zyl
19. Pieter Louw
20. Dewaldt Duvenage
21. Lionel Cronje
22. Sireli Naqelevuki