Stormers prop and captain Steven Kitshoff has had his farewell at the franchise postponed twice.When the Stormers cruised past the Bulls in the URC quarterfinal on 6 May, the talk was understandably that it was likely to be Kitshoff's last game for the franchise at Cape Town Stadium before his move to Ulster at the end of the season.READ | Day of destiny arrives for Stormers, Munster with Cape Town the centre of the rugby universeConnacht's surprising win over Ulster in Belfast in the quarters, however, meant the Stormers were awarded a home semi-final and another chance to say goodbye to Kitshoff.
Connacht was tamed the following week, but the second consecutive home final well and truly fell into place when Munster turned over Leinster at the Aviva Stadium in the other semi-final.The stars had aligned again. "It's not good for Dobbo's liver to be honest," Kitshoff joked on Friday, recalling his three 'farewell' weekends. Stormers 15 Damian Willemse, 14 Angelo Davids, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Dan du Plessis, 11 Leolin Zas, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Evan Roos, 7 Hacjivah Dayimani, 6 Deon Fourie, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Ruben van Heerden, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Steven Kitshoff (captain)Replacements: 16 JJ Kotze, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Neethling Fouche, 19 Ben-Jason Dixon, 20 Willie Engelbrecht, 21 Marcel Theunissen, 22 Paul de Wet, 23 Clayton Blommetjies Munster "After the Bulls, we hoped Connacht would do us a favour.
After Connacht, there was a bit of hope that Munster could do us a favour."Now it is my final game, but I can always come back to the Stormers and the door will always be open."It's going to be an emotional one, but the rugby comes first, so there's going to 80 or 100 minutes of that, then we'llRead more on news24.com