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Burger captains Stormers, de Jongh out

04th February 2014 12:08

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Skipper: Schalk Burger

Springbok Schalk Burger will captain the Stormers in their pre-season friendly against the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

Argentine second-row Manuel Carizza makes his first appearance from the franchise having shaken off a groin niggle, replacing Ruan Botha in the engine room.

South Africa captain Jean de Villiers is rested for the fixture, but Jaco Taute lines up at full-back alongside Scott van Breda and Kobus van Wyk on the wings.

Fellow Springbok midfielder Juan de Jongh has also been ruled out for a minimum of six weeks with a knee injury.

Stormers: 15 Jaco Taute, 14 Kobus van Wyk, 13 Michael van der Spuy, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Scott van Breda, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Duane Vermeulen, 7 Schalk Burger (c), 6 Siya Kolisi, 5 Manuel Carizza, 4 Rynhardt Elstadt, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Scarra Ntubeni, 1 Steven Kitshoff
Replacements:: 16 Deon Fourie, 17 Oli Kebble, 18 Pat Cilliers, 19 Michael Rhodes, 20 Jean Kleyn, 21 Nizaam Carr, 22 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 23 Louis Schreuder, 24 Gary van Aswegen, 25 Pat Howard, 26 Devon Williams, 27 Ryno Eksteen

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