SWD back in Stormers fold
Cape Town - The Western Province Rugby Football Union (WPRFU) has welcomed South Western Districts back into the Stormers fold.
Western Districts formed part of the original Stormers franchise
which was formed in 1998, and after a 10 year absence the union has once
again been made official partners in the Stormers franchise.
partnership will see the two unions working closely together to take
the Stormers franchise forward by assisting each other in player
development, exchanging coaching and player resources, forging a
relationship between the clubs and schools of the WPRFU and SWD Eagles
Rugby and using the Stormers brand to promote and grow the game of
rugby in the South Western Districts.
President of the WPRFU, Thelo Wakefield, said that he is looking forward to working with South
Western Districts to build the Stormers brand further.
would like to welcome South Western Districts back into the Stormers
fold, it will be great to work closely with them once again for our
mutual benefit,” he said.
South Western Districts president, Hennie Baartman, said that the partnership is an exciting development for rugby in the area.
“We are very happy to be back with the Stormers, and we are
looking forward to working with the Western Province Rugby Football
Union once again,” he said.