The Stormers rugby team for 2023/2024

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Here is the list of players of the Stormers for the 2023/2024 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
South Africa Ali VERMAAK Prop 37 y/o 28/04/1986 1.78 m 111 kg 5 ft 10 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO
South Africa Brok HARRIS Prop 39 y/o 22/02/1985 1.86 m 121 kg 6 ft 1 in 19 st 0.76 lb; 266.76 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Frans MALHERBE Prop 33 y/o 14/03/1991 1.90 m 141 kg 6 ft 3 in 22 st 2.85 lb; 310.85 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Kwenzo BLOSE Prop 26 y/o 12/05/1997 1.87 m 111 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO
South Africa Lee-Marvin MAZIBUKO Prop 26 y/o 12/10/1997 1.82 m 113 kg 6 ft 17 st; 249.12 lb PRO
South Africa Leon LYONS Prop 25 y/o 02/12/1998 1.87 m 123 kg 6 ft 2 in 19 st 5.17 lb; 271.17 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Lizo GQOBOKA Prop 34 y/o 24/03/1990 1.83 m 121 kg 6 ft 19 st; 266.76 lb PRO
South Africa Neethling FOUCHÉ Prop 31 y/o 10/01/1993 1.89 m 120 kg 6 ft 2 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Sazi SANDI Prop 25 y/o 11/07/1998 1.81 m 124 kg 5 ft 11 in 19 st 7.37 lb; 273.37 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Sti SITHOLE Prop 31 y/o 31/03/1993 1.80 m 115 kg 5 ft 11 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO
South Africa André-Hugo VENTER Hooker 22 y/o 10/09/2001 1.87 m 107 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO
South Africa Chad SOLOMON Hooker 30 y/o 23/02/1994 1.79 m 104 kg 5 ft 10 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO
South Africa JJ KOTZÉ Hooker 23 y/o 06/11/2000 1.87 m 109 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Joseph DWEBA Hooker 28 y/o 25/10/1995 1.80 m 111 kg 5 ft 11 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Siyabonga NTUBENI Hooker 33 y/o 18/02/1991 1.74 m 109 kg 5 ft 9 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Adré SMITH Lock 26 y/o 04/06/1997 2.01 m 123 kg 6 ft 7 in 19 st 5.17 lb; 271.17 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Ben-Jason DIXON Lock 25 y/o 29/04/1998 1.98 m 110 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 4.51 lb; 242.51 lb PRO
South Africa Dylan SJOBLOM Lock 23 y/o 08/08/2000 2.00 m 115 kg 6 ft 7 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO
South Africa Gary PORTER Lock 27 y/o 22/07/1996 2.01 m 115 kg 6 ft 7 in 18 st 1.53 lb; 253.53 lb PRO
South Africa Ruben VAN HEERDEN Lock 26 y/o 27/10/1997 2.00 m 121 kg 6 ft 7 in 19 st 0.76 lb; 266.76 lb PRO
South Africa Salmaan MOERAT Lock 26 y/o 06/03/1998 2.00 m 122 kg 6 ft 7 in 19 st 2.96 lb; 268.96 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Deon FOURIE Back row 37 y/o 25/09/1986 1.76 m 94 kg 5 ft 9 in 14 st 11.23 lb; 207.23 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Evan ROOS Back row 24 y/o 21/01/2000 1.92 m 108 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Hacjivah DAYIMANI Back row 26 y/o 23/09/1997 1.90 m 105 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 7.49 lb; 231.49 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Hendré STASSEN Back row 26 y/o 29/12/1997 2.00 m 120 kg 6 ft 7 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Junior Sipato POKOMELA Back row 27 y/o 10/12/1996 1.90 m 112 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Keke MORABE Back row 23 y/o 21/04/2001 1.88 m 114 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 13.33 lb; 251.33 lb PRO
South Africa Marcel THEUNISSEN Back row 24 y/o 09/06/1999 1.92 m 104 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO
South Africa Nama XABA Back row 26 y/o 26/07/1997 1.85 m 103 kg 6 ft 1 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Willie ENGELBRECHT Back row 31 y/o 24/07/1992 1.91 m 109 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 2.30 lb; 240.30 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Godlen MASIMLA Scrum-half 31 y/o 11/08/1992 1.77 m 85 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO
South Africa Herschel JANTJIES Scrum-half 28 y/o 22/04/1996 1.67 m 77 kg 5 ft 6 in 12 st 1.76 lb; 169.76 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Paul DE WET Scrum-half 28 y/o 16/03/1996 1.76 m 83 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Stefan UNGERER Scrum-half 30 y/o 23/11/1993 1.83 m 93 kg 6 ft 14 st; 205.03 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Damian WILLEMSE Fly-half 25 y/o 07/05/1998 1.84 m 96 kg 6 ft 15 st; 211.64 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Jean-Luc DU PLESSIS Fly-half 29 y/o 07/05/1994 1.80 m 92 kg 5 ft 11 in 14 st 6.83 lb; 202.83 lb PRO
South Africa Jurie MATTHEE Fly-half 23 y/o 04/11/2000 1.91 m 89 kg 6 ft 3 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb PRO
South Africa Manie LIBBOK Fly-half 26 y/o 15/07/1997 1.80 m 80 kg 5 ft 11 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO 2027
South Africa Sacha MNGOMEZULU Fly-half 22 y/o 22/02/2002 1.85 m 90 kg 6 ft 1 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO
South Africa Chris HOLLIS Centre 25 y/o 24/06/1998 1.91 m 107 kg 6 ft 3 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO
South Africa Dan DU PLESSIS Centre 30 y/o 15/02/1994 1.93 m 103 kg 6 ft 4 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO
South Africa Mnombo ZWELENDABA Centre 24 y/o 21/02/2000 1.85 m 96 kg 6 ft 1 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb PRO
South Africa Ruhan NEL Centre 32 y/o 17/05/1991 1.91 m 101 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 12.67 lb; 222.67 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Suleiman HARTZENBERG Centre 20 y/o 20/05/2003 1.87 m 95 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO
South Africa Wandisile SIMELANE Centre 26 y/o 21/03/1998 1.78 m 90 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 2.42 lb; 198.42 lb PRO
South Africa Angelo DAVIDS Winger 24 y/o 01/06/1999 1.78 m 84 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 3.19 lb; 185.19 lb PRO
England Ben LOADER Winger 25 y/o 08/09/1998 1.88 m 95 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO 2025
South Africa Courtnall SKOSAN Winger 32 y/o 24/07/1991 1.83 m 96 kg 6 ft 15 st; 211.64 lb PRO
South Africa Leolin ZAS Winger 28 y/o 20/10/1995 1.84 m 95 kg 6 ft 14 st; 209.44 lb PRO 2026
South Africa Seabelo SENATLA Winger 31 y/o 10/02/1993 1.79 m 89 kg 5 ft 10 in 14 st 0.21 lb; 196.21 lb PRO
South Africa Clayton BLOMMETJIES Fullback 33 y/o 30/08/1990 1.83 m 89 kg 6 ft 14 st; 196.21 lb PRO 2024
South Africa Warrick GELANT Fullback 28 y/o 20/05/1995 1.78 m 96 kg 5 ft 10 in 15 st 1.64 lb; 211.64 lb PRO 2026

Academy players who have not yet played with the pros

These players are well part of the the Stormers squad but have not yet appeared on a game sheet this season. They are in a separate table for more readability.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
Afrique du sud Connor EVANS Lock 22 y/o 24/01/2002 1.98 m 113 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb ACADEMY

Contracts ended during the season

Name Position Age Contract Reason
South Africa Jarrod TAYLOR Back row 23 PRO Gone to Scarlets
South Africa Cornel SMIT Centre 26 PRO Gone to Bulls
South Africa Juan DE JONGH Centre 36 PRO retired

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Suleiman HARTZENBERG - 20 years old
  • Oldest player : Brok HARRIS - 39 years old
  • Average : 28 years old
  • Lightest player : Herschel JANTJIES - 77 kg
  • Heaviest player : Frans MALHERBE - 141 kg
  • Average weight : 104 kg