More friendlies and Girls U16 and and U18 set for City Park

The Western Province Club Rugby calendar is brimming with must-see matches this weekend, as teams from across the region gear up for another round of thrilling encounters.

Gordon’s Bay vs Rocklands is set to kick off at the scenic coast, where Gordon’s Bay is counting on their loyal supporters to rally them against the steadfast Rocklands team.

In what’s expected to be a gritty clash, Tygerberg vs NTK will be a match where both teams have a lot to prove as they aim to make their mark in Super League A. Union Milnerton vs St Georges is shaping up to be a compelling battle, with Union Milnerton seeking to challenge a St Georges side that has been showing strong form.

Also in Super League A, Villagers vs Hamiltons is shaping up to be more than just a match; it’s a deep-rooted rivalry filled with pride and is expected to be one of the weekend’s highlights. The showdown between False Bay vs Brackenfell presents another Super League A challenge, with Brackenfell looking to maintain their momentum after defeating Moorreesburg and, notably, their victory against Durbanville a fortnight ago.

Hands & Heart are facing a tough Atlantis side traveling down from the West Coast, seeking to stabilize their preseason after the setback against NTK last week.

The derby match of Paarl Rangers vs Young Peoples will see two neighboring sides eager to demonstrate their abilities and walk away with the points.

Eersterivier vs Delft is set for an intense local derby where passion will be the order of the day, and local bragging rights are at stake.

Stellenbosch-Coronations vs Elsies River features a Stellenbosch-Coronations squad gaining momentum, while Elsies River themselves are moving forward confidently following their win against Eersterivier.

The matchup of Blue Stars United vs Young Gardens is set to be another fierce neighbourly derby.

Pniel Villagers vs VD Stel-Evergreens is anticipated to be a riveting match, with Pniel Villagers ready to defend their ground against the formidable Evergreens.

In a match promising plenty of action, Kuilsriver hosts Bellville, Raithby Universals take on Macassar, and Scottsdene-Central vs Albions will be a test of resilience for both teams, each determined to bounce back stronger.

Morning Star vs Young Standards features two ambitious teams looking to further establish themselves this season.

Both Goodwood and Masiphumelele will be aiming to make amends for past performances, and another big battle will unfold in Franschhoek vs Kraaifontein, with both sides hoping to bring their A-game to the field in a classic rugby face-off.

Lamotte hosts Whistling Wheels as Morning Star vs Young Standards is expected to be a fast-paced game as both teams rely on their speedsters to make an impact.

There is no doubt that the fans in the Helderberg region will be out in full force when Strand takes on Sir Lowrians in this derby, with both teams looking for bragging rights. And finally, Windmeul vs Allandale is shaping up to be an enthralling fixture, as both teams are known for their dogged tenacity and are set to deliver a thrilling conclusion to the weekend.

This week also featured our DHL Stormers coaches connecting with our clubs, presenting various aspects of the game at the HPC in Bellville, with another insightful session planned for next week. This is an excellent opportunity for our club coaches to experience high-performance coaching firsthand.

Additionally, this weekend marks the start of practice sessions for our U16 and U18 girls, as we continue to forge the pathway for our young ladies who aspire to follow in the footsteps of our senior women’s teams.