Vodacom Stormers to face UCT in contact practice session

PUBLISHED: January 14, 2010

Vodacom Stormers coach Allister Coetzee today announced a 25 player squad to participate in a contact practice session against UCT on Saturday 16 January at 10am at the Alan Zondagh Rugby Performance Centre in Riebeeck West.

“Our preparation is progressing well and we have a number of fixtures lined up to test our systems, look at our depth and work on our intensity and accuracy,” said Vodacom Stormers coach Allister Coetzee.

In addition to this weekend’s contact session against UCT, the Vodacom Stormers take on Super Rugby franchises the Western Force and the Sharks in the Neo Africa Tri-Series at Newlands on 23 and 29 January respectively, and Boland at the Cape Town Stadium on 6 February. As a curtain raiser to the Force game, a further Vodacom Stormers team will take on a Maties side.

The squad to participate in the contact session against UCT is as follows:

1. JC Kritzinger
2. Callie Visagie
3. JD Moller
4. Rynhardt Elstadt
5. Anton van Zyl
6. Pieter Myburgh
7. Hilton Lobberts
8. Pieter Louw
9. Bolla Conradie
10. Lionel Cronje
11. JJ Engelbrecht
12. Paul Bosch
13. Frikkie Welsh
14. Sireli Naqelevuki
15. Fabian Juries
16. Sydney Tobias
17. Hein van der Merwe
18. Eusebio Guinazu
19. Martin Muller
20. Conraad Brits
21. Jacque Potgieter
22. Louis Schreuder
23. Jurgen Visser
24. Stokkies Hanekom
25. Johann Sadie

The Vodacom Stormers pre season fixtures also include:

NEO AFRICA TRI-SERIES at Newlands Rugby Stadium

Saturday 23 January (17h00) Vodacom Stormers vs Western Force

Tuesday 26 January (19h00) Sharks vs Western Force

Friday 29 January (19h00) Vodacom Stormers vs Sharks