Pieter-Steph du Toit says receiving the captaincy for the Springboks’ one-off Test against Wales in Washington DC exceeded his wildest dreams.
The Stormers have made four changes to their starting lineup for Saturday’s match against the Waratahs in Sydney.
Forwards coach Russell Winter says the Stormers will primarily view Pieter-Steph du Toit as a specialist lock this Super Rugby season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit has recovered from a back injury to be named in the Stormers’ 27-man touring squad to Australasia. After getting their 2018 Super Rugby campaign off to a winning start with a 28-20 victory against the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday, the Stormers fly to Sydney to face the Waratahs, before playing the Highlanders and Crusaders. Although… Read more →
Flank Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to start, while fullback Warrick Gelant could win his first cap from the bench against Italy on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.