Fri. Aug 23rd, 2019

Everything you need to know about the Jaguares vs Stormers

steven kitshoff captain stormers 2019Stormers Head Coach Robbie Fleck said that his team will leave ‘nothing out on the pitch’ when they take on the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.

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The Stormers are in Buenos Aires, Argentina for their Super Rugby encounter against the Jaguares on Saturday.

The Stormers will be looking for their sixth win this season when they face the South American outfit, while the Jaguares would want to continue their winning streak.

Stormers team and injury news

There are five changes to the Stormers forward pack and one in the backline.

The only change to the backline sees Dan Kriel back at inside-centre, with Damian de Allende among the replacements.

Up front, tighthead prop Wilco Louw and hooker Bongi Mbonambi join stand-in skipper Steven Kitshoff in the front row, with Neethling Fouche coming into the match-day squad as a replacement.

Eben Etzebeth is back in the starting line-up and will line up in the second row alongside JD Schickerling, with Cobus Wiese shifting to blindside flank in place of the injured Pieter-Steph du Toit and a fit-again Jaco Coetzee on the openside in the absence of regular captain Siya Kolisi, who is being rested.

Sikhumbuzo Notshe also makes his return from injury and is expected to make an impact from the replacements bench, along with utility forward Johan du Toit.

Stormers: 15 Damian Willemse, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 JJ Engelbrecht, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 Dillyn Leyds, 10 Jean-Luc du Plessis, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Kobus van Dyk, 7 Cobus Wiese, 6 Jaco Coetzee , 5 JD Schickerling, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Steven Kitshoff (captain).

Substitutes: 16 Scarra Ntubeni, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Neethling Fouche, 19 Johan du Toit, 20 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 21 Justin Phillips, 22 Damian de Allende, 23 Seabelo Senatla.

Jaguares team and injury news

Matías Moroni and Ramiro Moyano will return to their starting positions against the Stormers this weekend.

Furthermore, the team is unchanged from the side that beat the Brumbies last weekend.

Kick off time

Saturday, 4 May at 21:40 (SAST).

TV & Live Stream

The game will be broadcast live on SuperSport 1 (SS1).

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