The season has not even started and the Stormers has already send out a SOS to Griquas ten George Whitehead as reported by  Netwerk24

WP Rugby has confirm the arrangement when the player joined the pre-season squad on Wednesday.

With Robert Du Preez moving to the Sharks last year the Stormers look a bit thin on the number 10 position with D Plessis return still unknown.

That leaves them with Willemse, Stander in the squad.

Stander signed from the Bulls last year and will certainly future for the Stormers this year with Willemse most properly the number 1 choice at this stage.

Whitehead, 28, has spent time at the Cheetahs, Kings and Griffons before joining Griquas in 2017.

The Stormers open their 2018 Super Rugby campaign at home against the Jaguares on Saturday, February 17.




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  1. Griquas need to hold onto their best players… they are entering a new phase this year as a franchise. I reckon they could even replace the woeful Kings up North.