Right, buy your tickets! Box-office hit Sonny Bill Williams will line up at inside centre for the Blues against the Stormers at Newlands on Friday night.
Sonny Bill was under an injury cloud after missing last week’s game against the Cheetahs in
But the All Black superstar has made the trip to
That sets up a thrilling duel with the Stormers’ own international centre, Damian de Allende, who will also make his return to the field after a long layoff with an ankle injury.
And while Sonny Bill will look to rip it up on the pitch on Friday, he has been enjoying the sights and sounds of the
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He was one of the more popular figures in the
And this time around, they have been lucky too, with Sonny Bill taking to Twitter to share some pics with his supporters.
One of those is Proteas all-rounder Wayne Parnell, who also met up with Sonny Bill in
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck will name his team later on Wednesday, and will have thought long and hard about his backline selection as the Blues unit have been lethal.
Apart from Sonny Bill, the Capetonians should watch out for fullback Melani Nanai, outside centre George Moala and left wing Rieko Ioane – lethal!
Mind you, one Seabelo Senatla is fit again for the Stormers too…
15 Melani Nanai, 14 Matt Duffie, 13 George Moala, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Rieko Ioane, 10 Piers Francis, 9 Augustine Pulu, 8 Akira Ioane, 7 Blake Gibson, 6 Steven Luatua, 5 Scott Scrafton, 4 Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, 3 Charlie Faumuina, 2 James Parsons (captain), 1 Ofa Tu’ungafasi.
Bench: 16 Hame Faiva, 17 Alex Hodgman, 18 Sione Mafileo, 19 Patrick Tuipulotu, 20 Kara Pryor, 21 Sam Nock, 22 Bryn Gatland, 23 Michael Collins.