Stormers name training camp squad

January 11, 2013
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DHL Stormers head coach Allister Coetzee on Friday revealed a 36-man squad for next week’s pre-season camp in Hermanus ahead of the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament which kicks-off late next month.

Springboks Gio Aplon, Andries Bekker, Schalk Burger, Deon Carstens, Jean de Villiers, Juan de Jongh, Eben Etzebeth, Bryan Habana, Tiaan Liebenberg and Duane Vermeulen were all named in the group along with new faces, Ruan Botha (lock), Patric Cilliers (prop), Elton Jantjies (flyhalf) and Jaco Taute (fullback).

Three players, JP du Plessis, Scarra Ntubeni and Gary van Aswegen, were not considered because of injury.

The DHL Stormers pre-season camp squad:

Gio Aplon
Ederies Arendse
Don Armand
Andries Bekker
Ruan Botha
Schalk Burger
Nizaam Carr
Deon Carstens
Patric Cilliers
Kurt Coleman
Damian de Allende
Jean de Villiers
Juan de Jongh
Dewaldt Duvenage
Rynhardt Elstadt
Eben Etzebeth
Deon Fourie
Nic Groom
Bryan Habana
Brok Harris
Pat Howard
Elton Jantjies
Steven Kitshoff
Berton Klaasen
Siya Kolisi
Tiaan Liebenberg
Frans Malherbe
Sikumbuzo (Skuna) Notshe
Joe Pietersen
Michael Rhodes
Louis Schreuder
De Kock Steenkamp
Tim Swiel
Jaco Taute
Gerhard van den Heever
Duane Vermeulen

Not considered because of injury:
JP du Plessis
Scarra Ntubeni
Gary van Aswegen

Still in Japan:
Peter Grant

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One Comment

  1. avatar Vetgesmeerde Blits says:
    January 11th, 2013 at 1:23 pm

    A Good balanced squad. Flyhalf the only position looking a bit thin. Apart from Jantjies not much else.

    It’s good to see Pat Howard’s name. I hope they use him from the bench this year.
    Although obviously talented I am not to sure about Tim Swiel yet.

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