Schalk Burger ended his esteemed career at Newlands as the Stormers lost to the Chiefs in their Super Rugby quarter-final on Saturday.
The Lions have shown that it is possible to compete with the New Zealand franchises, writes Lloyd Burnard.
Stormers and Springbok flank Siya Kolisi is set to miss the Rugby Championship after sustaining a knee injury at the weekend.
Another Super Rugby playoff, another Stormers loss. That is the unwanted monkey on the Cape side’s back they simply cannot shed.
Munster Rugby confirmed the signing of Stormers lock Jean Kleyn on a three-year deal.
Newlands witnessed the end of an era on Saturday night as Schalk Burger played his last game in Stormers colours.
Former Bok and WP flank Rob Louw was not happy with what he saw after the Stormers’ capitulation in the Super Rugby quarter-finals at Newlands.
Ex-Bok coach Nick Mallett says the gulf between the New Zealand teams and the rest of the Super Rugby participants is significant.
The Stormers are determined to take some valuable lessons from their Super Rugby quarter-final defeat to the Chiefs.
Schalk Burger believes the Super Rugby tournament organisers should ditch the Conference system moving forward.
Robbie Fleck will look to seek assistance from England coach Eddie Jones after his first season in charge of the Stormers.
See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby quarter-final between the Stormers and Chiefs from Cape Town.
The Stormers were outclassed by the Chiefs at Newlands on Saturday as they crashed out of the Super Rugby quarter-finals.
The Stormers will be eager to improve on their dismal playoff track record when they host the Chiefs in the Super Rugby quarter-finals
Schalk Burger says that the Chiefs bring more intensity than any of the other New Zealand franchises.