2015 Nedbank Golf Challenge

30 of the world's best golfers will descend on the Gary Player Golf Course for this year's Nedbank Golf Challenge!


    Stormers not 'mocking' Bulls

    2012-03-28 20:30

    Gavin Rich - SuperSport

    Cape Town - They may be being referred to as the Pink Bulls by some Cape rugby fans, but the Stormers are adamant they won’t be seeing the colour of the opposition jerseys when the north/south Super Rugby derby match is played at Newlands on Saturday.

    Naturally the decision by the Bulls to wear their new away strip for this game is attracting comment from both their fans and the supporters of the teams they play against, but according to the Stormers captain Jean de Villiers, what the Bulls wear at the weekend will have absolutely no relevance to the contest.

    “We are all proud of the jerseys and the colours we play for, but in the end it is about the team you represent, not what you wear,” said De Villiers.

    “When you play the game you play for something you stand for, you play for your team-mates. What matters is not the colour of the jersey that you wear in a specific match, but what that jersey represents. It really doesn’t matter what you’ve got on. We have immense respect for the Bulls and we know what is coming at us on Saturday, regardless of what they will be wearing.”

    Stormers coach Allister Coetzee concurred with De Villiers that while the colour of the Bulls’ jersey was an issue that may concern the fans, his team wouldn’t be seeing pink on Saturday, they will be seeing the Bulls.

    “There are no jokes in Super Rugby and there is certainly nothing that is a joking matter from our side as we build up to this important game,” said Coetzee when told that his team’s supporters were making jokes about the Bulls’ pink jersey.

    “Who is making these jokes? Is it the fans? Well I have no control over what the fans say or think,” he added.

    Read News24’s Comments Policy

    24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

    Comment on this story
    Comments have been closed for this article.
    Live Video Streaming
    • Blitz
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
    • SS1
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
    • SS2
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
    • SS3
      Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
    Video Highlights
    Sport Talk
    Most Read


    26 February 2016
    • Blues v Highlanders, Eden Park 08:35
    • Brumbies v Hurricanes, GIO Stadium 10:40
    • Cheetahs v Argentina Super Rugby, Free State Stadium 19:00
    27 February 2016
    • TBC v Lions, Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium 06:15
    • Crusaders v Chiefs, AMI Stadium 08:35
    • Waratahs v Reds, Allianz Stadium 10:40
    • Force v Rebels, nib Stadium 12:50
    • Kings v Sharks, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:00
    • Stormers v Bulls, Cape Town 17:05
    04 March 2016
    • Crusaders v Blues, AMI Stadium 08:35
    • Brumbies v Waratahs, GIO Stadium 10:40


    04 July 2015
    27 June 2015
    20 June 2015
    13 June 2015
    12 June 2015
    06 June 2015
    05 June 2015
    30 May 2015
    29 May 2015
    23 May 2015
    22 May 2015
    16 May 2015
    15 May 2015
    09 May 2015
    08 May 2015
    02 May 2015
    01 May 2015
    26 April 2015
    25 April 2015
    24 April 2015
    18 April 2015
    17 April 2015
    11 April 2015
    10 April 2015
    04 April 2015
    03 April 2015
    28 March 2015
    27 March 2015
    22 March 2015
    21 March 2015
    20 March 2015
    14 March 2015
    13 March 2015
    07 March 2015
    06 March 2015
    28 February 2015
    27 February 2015
    21 February 2015
    20 February 2015
    15 February 2015
    14 February 2015
    13 February 2015


    Rank Team P W Pts


    “Craig Joubert deserves plaudits for making a gutsy call against the home side in the Super Rugby semis, writes Herman Mostert.”

    Opinion Poll

    Super Rugby is a thing of the past. Next up: The Rugby Championship. Who will emerge victorious this season?

    Monday Quiz Madness!

    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.