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Taute return prompts backline shuffle


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content, Stormers, Super Rugby on 25 Feb 2014 at 14:40
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The Stormers have named an arguably stronger lineup than the one that capitulated in Johannesburg, for Saturday’s first home Vodacom Super Rugby game, against the Hurricanes at Newlands.

Schalk Burger, Manuel Carizza and Siya Kolisi, all of whom left the field during the Ellis Park debacle, have been cleared of their respective injuries, meaning an unchanged pack (and a shot at redemption for the forwards, who were simply outclassed by their no-name opposition on Saturday evening).

It’s at the back, though, that things have changed – and rather substantially. Jaco Taute has recovered from his latest knee complaint and will finally start in the number 15 jersey, prompting a shift to left wing for Gio Aplon. Kobus van Wyk retains his spot on the right, but Damian de Allende, who wore 11 against the Lions, now shifts to his favoured inside center position, meaning a move one spot further out for captain Jean de Villiers.

Michael van der Spuy, the unlucky man to don the 13 shirt last time around, is out in the cold and has not even warranted a bench spot.

DHL Stormers: 15 Jaco Taute, 14 Kobus van Wyk, 13 Jean de Villiers (captain), 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Gio Aplon, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Schalk Burger, 6 Siya Kolisi, 5 Manuel Carizza, 4 Rynhardt Elstadt, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Scarra Ntubeni, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
Replacements: 16 Deon Fourie, 17 Oliver Kebble, 18 Pat Cilliers, 19 Michael Rhodes, 20 Nizaam Carr, 21 Nic Groom, 22 Kurt Coleman, 23 Ryno Eksteen.



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