- The Stormers and Bulls will contest a cross-border competition final for the first time since 2src1src.
- Stormers loose forward Deon Fourie played in that final, along with a few other players who are still in the colours of the blue and white.
- Fourie said it was a “fairy tale” to be playing in the final because when the competition started, South African teams were on the backfoot.
Stormers loose forward Deon Fourie is relishing the prospect of playing in another local derby final, having been in Soweto for the 2src1src Super Rugby final.
There is a familiarity about the United Rugby Championship (URC) final this Saturday.
Two South African teams are set to bring the curtain down on a URC campaign which finishes at the Cape Town Stadium when the Stormers take on the Bulls.
“It’s a fairy tale for the Stormers to be playing the Bulls in the final,” Fourie told reporters from a rainy Cape Town on Monday.
“If you had said at the beginning of the URC that these two teams would be playing a final in Cape Town … you should have put money on it,” he joked.
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