The Stormers take on the Cheetahs in another pre-season clash and coach Allister Coetzee has included eight Ikeys in the squad – with four 2011 Varsity Cup winners in the starting 15.
Demetri Catrakilis will get his chance to shine at flyhalf, with Nic Groom his halfback partner. Nizaam Carr partners up with Siyz Kolisi in the backrow, with well again Nick Fenton Wells covering on the bench.
Date: Saturday, February 4
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Referee: Craig Joubert
Stormers: 15 Gerhard van den Heever, 14 Danie Poolman, 13 JP du Plessis, 12 Marcel Brache, 11 Ederies Arendse, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Siya Kolisi, 6 Schalk Burger (captain), 5 De Kock Steenkamp, 4 Rynhardt Elstadt, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Deon Fourie, 1 Deon Carstens.
Replacements – from: Siyabonga Ntubeni, Steven Kitshoff, Brok Harris, Eben Etzebeth, Don Armand, Nick Fenton-Wells, Rohan Kitshoff, Johannes Conradie, Kurt Coleman, Michael van der Spuy, Berton Klaasen.