DHL Stormers Made Only Two Rotational Changes To Starting Line-up

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DHL Stormers Head Coach John Dobson only made two rotational changes in the tight five for the DHL Stormers’ encounter with the Blues at DHL Newlands on Saturday.

Tighthead Wilco Louw and lock Chris van Zyl both come into the starting line-up, with Frans Malherbe and Salmaan Moerat among the replacements.

There are two further changes to the replacements bench, with prop Kwenzo Blose set to make his DHL Stormers debut when he comes on and utility forward Cobus Wiese back in the matchday squad.

DHL Stormers: 15. Dillyn Leyds, 14. Sergeal Petersen, 13. Ruhan Nel, 12. Jamie Roberts, 11. Seabelo Senatla, 10. Damian Willemse, 9. Herschel Jantjies, 8. Juarno Augustus, 7. Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6. Jaco Coetzee, 5. JD Schickerling, 4. Chris van Zyl, 3. Wilco Louw, 2. Scarra Ntubeni, 1. Steven Kitshoff (captain). Replacements: 16. Chad Solomon, 17. Kwenzo Blose (DHL Stormers debut), 18. Frans Malherbe, 19. Salmaan Moerat, 20. Cobus Wiese, 21. Ernst van Rhyn, 22. Godlen Masimla, 23. Jean-Luc du Plessis.