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Come on, SA, be bullish and storm Cape Town Stadium on Saturday

Sport

KEO UNCUT

Come on, SA, be bullish and storm Cape Town Stadium on Saturday

That’s where the Stormers take on the Bulls, so for SA rugby’s health, get there and show the world you back our boys

Mark Keohane

Saturday’s United Rugby Championship (URC) super-showdown in Cape Town between the Stormers and Bulls demands a crowd in excess of 20,000. This match is bigger than the result. It is about the health of South African rugby and requires a statement from this country’s fans that there remains an appetite for the biggest matches between north and south.

It doesn’t get bigger in SA than the Bulls vs the Stormers. The Lions and Sharks demand respect, as do the Cheetahs, when we talk about the traditional powerhouses of South African rugby. It was always about those five for 100 years of amateur rugby and it has been about them since the game turned professional in 1996.

All have their respective rivalries, but traditionally there is no bigger attraction than an in-form Bulls playing an in-form Stormers...

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