Stormers makes changes for Reds



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Rassie Erasmus, head coach of the Vodacom Stormers, today announced his team to play the Reds at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, on Saturday 8 March.


Kick-off is at 11h05, South African time.


The side sees some changes to the team that lost to the Crusaders at Newlands last weekend. Luke Watson moves back to the No.6 position with Robbie Diack coming into the side at No.8 and Pieter Myburgh providing cover on the bench.

Schalk Brits gets his chance to start at hooker.


Tiaan Liebenberg was withdrawn from the team to play the Reds in Brisbane on Saturday.


Originally named on the bench, Tiaan has been suffering from a moderate muscle strain injury to his left thigh. An MRI scan has confirmed that he will not make a recovery by the match.


Specialist hooker Deon Fourie will leave for Australia today to fill the No. 16 jersey for the match.

Liebenberg will return to South Africa for treatment and rehabilitation. His expected recovery time is 2-3 weeks.

The Vodacom Stormers team is as follows:

15. Conrad Jantjes

14. Tonderai Chavhanga

13. Gcobani Bobo

12. Jean De Villiers (C)

11. Sireli Naqelevuki

10. Peter Grant

9. Ricky Januarie

8. Robbie Diack

7 Francois Louw

6. Luke Watson

5. Andries Bekker

4. Adriaan Fondse

3. Brian Mujati

2. Schalk Brits

1. JD Moller


16. Tiaan Liebenberg

17. Brok Harris

18. Ross Skeate

19. Pieter Myburgh

20. Bolla Conradie

21. Gio Aplon

22. Dylan Des Fountain   

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