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Hacjivah Dayimani

Dayimani relishing home crowd advantage ahead of URC semifinal

Forward Hacjivah Dayimani is eager to impress in front of the Stormers faithful when they run out against Connacht for their URC semifinal on Saturday in Cape Town.  

Cape Town Stadium

Stormers admit Cape Town Stadium pitch is approaching its end

Stormers assistant coach Dawie Snyman doesn't think the Cape Town Stadium pitch will be a massive factor against Connacht this week, but does concede that "it's on its last legs".

Duane Vermeulen

Bok great Duane Vermeulen could be coming back to South Africa

Springbok veteran Duane Vermeulen played his final game for Ulster in the United Rugby Championship (URC) quarter-final defeat to Connacht on Friday.

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Connacht to face Stormers or Bulls in URC semi-finals after upsetting Ulster

Connacht's upset victory over Ulster in Friday night's first United Rugby Championship quarter-final is very good news for the Stormers and Bulls.

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Connacht secure URC play-off place after victory over Cardiff

Connacht marked Andy Friend's final home game as their director of rugby with a 38-19 bonus-point win over Cardiff at the Sportsground.

Jack Carty

Connacht hammer Emirates Lions as Jack Carty breaks points record

Connacht thrashed the Emirates Lions 43-24 at the Sportsground on Saturday, with Jack Carty overtaking Eric Elwood as the hosts' record points scorer.