Mar 272015

Watch Super Rugby Highlanders vs Stormers Live Streaming 2015 Online Rugby Union , at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Saturday 28 March 17:35 AEDT, 2015. Welcome to watch Highlanders vs Stormers super rugby 2015 all match live stream online on your pc/laptop. Do not wait to access this HD link, when the game is mostly over and you will get live scores and highlights. All the matches are being streaming here; just catch the game from your desktop or laptop Internet. So, Catch the Super 15 Rugby Highlanders vs Stormers Live Streaming online coverage on Fox Sports,Sky Sports, SuperSport, DIRECTV, BSkyB, Setanta.

Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Dunedin based Highlanders and the Cape Town based Stormers the Stormers have won five.

The Stormers have actually won their last six matches against the Highlanders as the last time the Highlanders beat the Cape side was in 2007.

Overall the Highlanders have played the Stormers 17 times since 1998 and they have won 8 matches, lost 8 matches and drawn one match.

That gives the Highlanders a record of winning 47% of their matches against the Stormers with an average score of Highlanders 23 Stormers 22 – regardless of the venue.

This weekend the match will be played in Dunedin which is home to the Highlanders and where the teams have met 6 times.

The Highlanders have had home advantage over the Stormers on 7 occasions as in 2005 they moved a match to Invercargill and that match was a 16 all draw.

In the six Dunedin matches the Highlanders have won 4 and lost two matches. That gives the Highlanders a record of winning 67% of their matches against the Stormers with an average score of Highlanders 27 Stormers 20.

The last two matches between the teams in Dunedin have both been won by the Stormers (2009 and 2012).

In terms of selection the Stormers have named centre Juan de Jongh as team captain as Duane Vermeulen has been rested this week. Schalk Burger will win his 100th cap for the Stormers.

Nic Groom and Demetri Catrakilis are the half backs whilst the loose trio has been reshuffled in the absence of Vermeulen with Nizaam Carr packing down at No.8, Burger lining up at No.7 and Siya Kolisi shifting across to No.6..

Eben Etzebeth has been named on the replacements bench.

The Stormers lead the South African conference after five matches and four wins. This is their first match outside of South Africa but they have won away from home – in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

The Highlanders have played 5 matches so far and four of them have been at home. They have won two and lost two at home. Overall they have won three out of the five matches.

In selection terms the Highlanders have made two changes with hooker Ash Dixon starting ahead of Liam Coltman and openside flanker James Lentjes being set to make his Super Rugby debut. The backline is unchanged.

Highlanders vs Stormers Live
Players list:

Highlanders: Brendon Edmonds , 2. Ash Dixon , 3. Josh Hohneck , 4. Tom Franklin , 5. Joe Wheeler , 6. Elliot Dixon , 7. James Lentjes , 8. Nasi Manu ( c ) , 9. Aaron Smith , 10. Lima Sopoaga , 11. Patrick Osborne , 12. Shaun Treeby , 13. Malakai Fekitoa , 14. Waisake Naholo , 15. Ben Smith ( c )

Replacements : 16. Liam Coltman , 17. Daniel Lienert-Brown , 18. Pingi Tala’apitaga , 19. Mark Reddish , 20. Dan Pryor , 21. Fumiaki Tanaka , 22. Marty Banks , 23. Jason Emery

Stormers: Cheslin Kolbe , 14. Kobus van Wyk , 13. Juan de Jongh (captain) , 12. Damian de Allende , 11. Dillyn Leyds , 10. Demetri Catrakilis , 9. Nic Groom , 8. Nizaam Carr , 7. Schalk Burger (100th cap for Stormers – vice-captain) , 6. Siya Kolisi , 5. Manuel Carizza , 4. Jean Kleyn , 3. Vincent Koch , 2. Scarra Ntubeni , 1. Steven Kitshoff

Replacements: 16. Bongi Mbonambi , 17. Oli Kebble , 18. Frans Malherbe , 19. Eben Etzebeth , 20. Michael Rhodes , 21. Louis Schreuder , 22. Kurt Coleman , 23. Huw Jones

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