Willemse back, Dweba to debut for Stormers

Damian Willemse is among the returning Springboks who will boost the DHL Stormers in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash with Edinburgh in Cape Town on Saturday. STORMERS v EDINBURGH: Get your Stormers tickets HERE! Willemse’s s inclusion is one of six changes to the team for the encounter with the Scottish outfit, which kicks off at 2pm on Saturday. Springbok hooker Joseph Dweba will make his Stormers debut and is joined in the starting lineup by fellow Boks Deon Fourie and Salmaan Moerat, while Herschel Jantjies will play off the bench. DOBSON: ‘Cult hero’ Dweba a scrumming beast Marvin Orie will captain the team, as Ernst van Rhyn is among the substitutes. There are two positional switches in the backline, with Dan du Plessis at outside centre and Suleiman Hartzenberg shifting to the wing in place of the injured Seabelo Senatla, while up front Neethling Fouche comes in at tighthead prop. MORE: Lightning Dayimani ready to thunder Stormers –15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Suleiman Hartzenberg, 13 Dan du Plessis, 12 Damian Willemse, 11 Angelo Davids, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Paul de Wet, 8 Evan Roos, 7 Hacjivah Dayimani, 6 Deon Fourie, 5 Marvin Orie (c), 4 Salmaan Moerat, 3 Neethling Fouche, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Ali Vermaak. Subs: 16 Andre-Hugo Venter, 17 Brok Harris, 18 Sazi Sandi, 19 Adre Smith, 20 Ernst van Rhyn, 21 Junior Pokomela, 22 Herschel Jantjies, 23 Sacha Mngomezulu. Get your Stormers SEASON TICKETS here!  Photo: Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images The post Willemse back, Dweba to debut for Stormers appeared first on SA Rugby magazine.

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