REACTION: Stormers coach Allister Coetzee is hoping the scrum dominace against SWD Eagles proves itself against sterner opposition.
REPORT: The Stormers recorded a 34-3 Super Rugby pre-season win over the lowly SWD Eagles side in very humid conditions in George.
Cape Town based Super Rugby franchise the Stormers kicked off their preparations for the 2015 season with a 3-34 victory over the SWD Eagles in George.
The Connacht Eagles, sponsored by NUI Galway, will play national side Germany at the Sportsground on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 2.30pm).
The Stormers' warm-up match against the SWD Eagles is a massive chance for Springbok Bevin Fortuin's men to get recognised by Allister Coetzee.
Kurt Coleman will start at flyhalf for the Stormers against the South Western Districts Eagles in their opening pre-season game.
Steven Kitshoff will make his return to rugby alongside Vincent Koch when the Cape franchise heads to George this coming weekend for a Vodacom Super Rugby warm-up fixture against the SWD Eagles.
The Stormers have named a 28-man squad that will play the SWD Eagles at Outeniqua Park on Saturday in a Super Rugby warm up match
Connacht tighthead Nathan White made a successful return to action after three months out injured as Connacht Eagles trounced Leinster 'A' 17-0 in yesterday's friendly at the Sportsground.
Connacht Eagles were in clinical form as their 17-point first half tally was enough to overcome a young Leinster 'A' team in today's 'A' interprovincial clash at the Sportsground.