DHL Stormers Change Three To Host Vodacom Bulls


Dan du Plessis, Suleiman Hartzenberg and Ben-Jason Dixon all come into the DHL Stormers starting line-up for the Vodacom United Rugby Championship encounter with the Vodacom Bulls at DHL Stadium on Friday.

Du Plessis and Hartzenberg will link up in midfield, while Dixon comes into the second row for the North-South clash, which kicks off at 19h15.

Dixon comes in at lock, to replace Salmaan Moerat, while props Ali Vermaak and Neethling Fouche have both been included among the replacements.

Damian Willemse shifts to fullback, while Godlen Masimla comes onto the bench in place of the injured Herschel Jantjies.

DHL Stormers: 15 Damian Willemse, 14 Angelo Davids, 13 Suleiman Hartzenberg, 12 Dan du Plessis, 11 Leolin Zas, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Paul de Wet, 8 Hacjivah Dayimani, 7 Willie Engelbrecht, 6 Deon Fourie, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Ben-Jason Dixon, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Steven Kitshoff (c). Replacements: 16 JJ Kotze, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Neethling Fouche, 19 Connor Evans, 20 Junior Pokomela, 21 Marcel Theunissen, 22 Godlen Masimla, 23 Clayton Blommetjies.