Vodacom Stormers squad attending pre-season camp announced

PUBLISHED: December 15, 2006

Vodacom Stormers coach Kobus Van Der Merwe today announced a squad of 34 players to go on a five day training camp to George as part of the team’s pre-season preparations for next year’s Vodacom Super 14. The camp will take place from Saturday 16 December – Wednesday 20 December.


The squad is as follows:
Andries Bekker
Brent Russell
Breyton Paulse
Bolla Conradie
Chumani Booi
Conrad Jantjes
Corne Uys
Dylan Des Fountain
Eddie Andrews
Egon Seconds
Francois Louw
Francois Van Der Merwe
Gerrie Britz
Gio Aplon
Huia Edmonds
JD Moller
Jean De Villiers
Joe Pietersen
Joe Van Niekerk
JP Joubert
Juan Harris
Justin Melck
Naas Olivier
Peter Grant
Pieter Louw
Robbie Diack
Ross Skeate
Sarel Potgieter
Schalk Brits
Schalk Burger
Schalk Ferreira
Selborne Boome
Tiaan Liebenberg
Tonderai Chavhanga
Werner Greeff

The following players will not be attending the camp:
– Paul Delport (Glandular Fever)
– De Wet Barry (on honeymoon)
– Sireli Naqelevuki (allowed to return for Vodacom Stormers duty on 4 January 2007 as a result of coup in Fiji)

Luke Watson will undergo an operation today on his right ankle to remove a bony spur causing ankle impingement. It is a small operation and the recovery time is expected to be 3-4 weeks. The coach and medical doctor will make a final decision on Sunday as to whether he will attend the camp depending on his post operative recovery.