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Super Rugby Preview: Stormers v Brumbies (20/04/19)

    • The Stormers have won four of their last five at home against the Brumbies in the Super Rugby regular season (L1).
    • The Brumbies have won five of their last seven games in Super Rugby in South Africa (L2), scoring 25 points or more in four of those wins.
    • The Stormers have won eight of their last 10 at home in Super Rugby (L2), a run dating back to the start of the 2018 campaign.
    • In their last Super Rugby match (v Lions), the Brumbies beat 41 defenders as a collective, their highest tally recorded since 2011, their previous best was 35 at home to the Chiefs in Round 20 2014.
    • Damian de Allende (Stormers) has scored a try in each of his last two matches, he has achieved this once before in Super Rugby (Round 15-16 2015) but never posted three tries in as many matches.

The Stormers have played the Brumbies 19 times in Super rugby since 1998 and the Stormers have won 6 matches, drawn 1 and lost 12 times.

The Stormers 6 wins out of 19 matches gives them a record of winning 32% of their matches against the Brumbies regardless of venue.

This weekend the match will be played in Cape Town which is home for the Stormers and the venue where the teams have met 11 times.

In those 11 matches played in Cape Town the Stormers have won 5 matches, drawn 1 and lost 5.

This gives the Stormers a record of winning 45% of their matches against the Brumbies at home.

The average score when the Stormers play the Brumbies in Cape Town is : Stormers 22 Brumbies 22.

In the last three matches between these teams played in Cape Town the Stormers have won two and lost one. The teams have alternated wins through these last three matches.

If this alternating wins continues this weekend the Brumbies will win.

Average score: Stormers 20 Brumbies 24

Last five results 
Sat, 19 Mar 2016 Stormers 31-11 Brumbies @Cape Town
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 Elim Stormers 19-39 Brumbies @Cape Town
Sat, 09 May 2015 Stormers 25-24 Brumbies @Cape Town
Sat, 22 Mar 2014 Stormers 15-25 Brumbies @Canberra
Sat, 23 Mar 2013 Stormers 35-22 Brumbies @Cape Town

Stormers overall record against the Brumbies
Played 19, Wins 6 , Losses 12, Draws 1

15 Damian Willemse, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 Dillyn Leyds, 10 Josh Stander, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Kobus van Dyk, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Ernst van Rhyn, 5 Cobus Wiese, 4 Salmaan Moerat, 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Steven Kitshoff (c)
Replacements: 16 Scarra Ntubeni, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Neethling Fouche, 19 Johan du Toit, 20 Siya Kolisi, 21 Justin Phillips, 22 JJ Engelbrecht, 23 Seabelo Senatla

15 Tom Banks, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Tom Wright, 11 Toni Pulu, 10 Christian Lealiifano (c), 9 Joe Powell, 8 Pete Samu, 7 Jahrome Brown, 6 Tom Cusack, 5 Sam Carter, 4. Rory Arnold, 3 Allan Alaalatoa, 2 Folau Faingaa, 1 Scott Sio
Replacements: 16 Josh Mann-Rea, 17 James Slipper, 18 Les Makin, 19 Darcy Swain, 20 Murray Douglas, 21 Matt Lucas, 22 Wharenui Hawera, 23 Andy Muirhead

Match Officials and details
Date :
 Saturday 20 April

Venue : Newlands, Cape Town
Kick Off local: 15:05
Referee: Nick Briant
Assistant Ref 1:Glen Jackson
Assistant Ref 2:Federico Anselmi
TMO : Marius Jonker


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