Pat Cilliers

DHL StormersThe DHL Stormers side has suffered some injuries whilst on tour, with Scarra Ntubeni and Patrick Cilliers sent back to South Africa.

As a result, the Stormers are looking for suitable replacements to join them on tour.

In addition they have tried to obtain the services of Griquas hooker on loan, Martin Bezuidenhot, which have apparently been unuccessful.

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Super RugbyIt’s been a dramatic weekend in Super Rugby with a number of players being cited, banned, injured and more.

Where does one start…

Ma’a Nonu of the Highlanders has been banned for 3 weeks for a Red Card tackle on Crusaders Tom Marshall, and is therefore out of the rest of Super Rugby in 2013. Jarrad Hoeata also of the Highlanders received a 1-week ban following 3 Yellow Cards.

Stormers and Springbok loose forward, Siya Koilisi is out injured for 6 weeks with torn ankle ligaments. Louis Fouché of the Bulls has injured knee ligaments requiring surgery and will be out for 6 months. The Blues have received a double hit with Chris Noakes and Piri Weepu out injured.

At the Cheetahs, Coenie Oosthuizen and Elgar Watts were casualties from the disasterous Cheetahs game against the Stormers and the Cheetahs will be sweating this week on their readyness to face the Blues on the coming weekend.

Meanwhile it is reported that the Stormers heavy guns who missed out on the past weekend’s game, Jean de Villiers, Rynhardt Elstadt and PatCilliers will be ready and available on the weekend for the Stormers.

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Pat CilliersAndries BekkerFrans MalherbeBeing officially out of the Vodacom Super Rugby race has not exempted the DHL Stormers from further injuries, with several players on the doubtful list for a clash against the Reds at Newlands on Saturday that is of academic interest only to South African fans.

Of course former Springbok coach Jake White and his Brumbies, and the Waratahs that beat them this past weekend, may have different ideas about the irrelevance of the game.

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  • MacroBull 20 Apr 2014, 17:49 SAST - @ Nama: that will include a whole bunch of bonus points though?
  • MacroBull 20 Apr 2014, 17:47 SAST - anyway well done stormers. I thought that first half was probably the best the stormers have played since the highlanders...
  • Nama 20 Apr 2014, 17:46 SAST - @ nortierd: Hahaha... all we have left Nortie. Stay positive until the last possible moment. The fact is that the...
  • MacroBull 20 Apr 2014, 17:40 SAST - good thing michael rhodes got sighted for that irresponsible tackle. it is strange the ref just let him off so...
  • MacroBull 20 Apr 2014, 17:37 SAST - @ Nama: aplon is nearing pension
  • Nama 20 Apr 2014, 17:33 SAST - @ Hondo: Yeah, "just" 20 000 people bothered to pitch up at Newlands. :wink: Not too shabby for a team...

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