LIVE

    Dobson set to be unveiled as Stormers coach

    2019-03-04 06:38

    Cape Town - John Dobson looks the likely candidate to coach the Stormers in next year's Super Rugby tournament.

    Afrikaans newspaper Rapport indicated on Sunday that WP Rugby will make an announcement on the matter on Tuesday.

    Dobson, who reportedly turned down offers from other South African franchises and French clubs, coached Western Province to the Currie Cup title in 2017 and a runner-up spot last year.

    The report added that he will replace Robbie Fleck, whose four-year stint as Stormers coach will end after this year’s Super Rugby tournament. Dobson is currently an assistant coach to the Stormers.

    Meanwhile, WP director of rugby Gert Smal will reportedly leave his post earlier to join Jake White’s Toyota Verblitz in Japan.

    Smal’s contract was only supposed to end in October.

    Read News24’s Comments Policy

    Live Video Streaming
    Video Highlights

    Fixtures

    Friday, 22 March 2019
    • Blues v Highlanders, Eden Park 08:35
    Saturday, 23 March 2019
    • Hurricanes v Stormers, Westpac Stadium 08:35
    • Waratahs v Crusaders, Sydney Cricket Ground 10:45
    • Sunwolves v Lions, Singapore National Stadium 12:55
    • Bulls v Chiefs, Loftus Versfeld 15:05
    • Sharks v Rebels, Jonsson Kings Park Stadium 17:15
    Sunday, 24 March 2019
    • Reds v Brumbies, Suncorp Stadium 07:05

    Logs

    Rank Team P W Pts
    • Bulls (Q)
    • Lions (wc)
    • Stormers (wc)
    • Sharks (wc)
    • Jaguares

    Opinion Poll

    Which of the 4 South African team will finish with the fewest Super Rugby SA Conference points?

    Can you name the top Super Rugby tryscorers of all-time?

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