Mbonambi's move confirmed

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:37
Large bongi mbonambi

Highly-rated former SA Schools and SA Under-20 hooker Bongi Mbonambi will join the Stormers from the Bulls at the start of the 2015 season.

Highly-rated former SA Schools and SA Under-20 hooker Bongi Mbonambi will join the Stormers at the start of the 2015 Super Rugby season from the Bulls.
 
The mobile, yet powerful hooker will move from Pretoria at the conclusion of the 2014 Currie Cup season and will provide valuable front row depth for the Stormers ahead of the 2015 Super Rugby competition.
 
WP Director of Rugby Gert Smal said: "We're excited at the prospect of Bongi playing his rugby in the Cape from next year onwards.
 
"We've tracked his progress and believe that he can reach his full potential here. 
 
"At the same time, hooker is a specialist position and you need depth in crucial positions. We are confident that Bongi will push the likes of Tiaan Liebenberg and Scarra Ntubeni for a starting place."
 
Mbonambi, 23, is looking forward to furthering his career in the Cape in 2015.
 
 "I am looking forward to the next chapter of my career, The hooker told the Western Province website.
 
"Not only is Cape Town a beautiful city, but there is also plenty of history and excellence associated with a great union like Western Province.
 
"I'm not expecting any hand-outs and I know that I have to play my best rugby to nail down a regular place in the Stormers or Western Province teams.
 
"But that is an exciting prospect for me and why I want to continue to give my all for the Bulls before moving to the Cape ahead of next season."
 
Mbonambi, who was born in Bethlehem, weights 102 kilograms and is 1,86 metres tall.
 
He played for SA Schools in 2009 and represented the SA Under-20 team in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championships in Italy, which saw him play alongside Stormers stars Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Nizaam Carr.
There are currently no matches being played
FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Tue, 27 June 2017
Hurricanes v B&I Lions 07h35 Westpac Stadium
Fri, 30 June 2017
Sharks v Bulls 17h00 Kings Park, Durban
Sat, 01 July 2017
Jaguares v Kings 23h05 Buenos Aires
New Zealand v B&I Lions 07h35 Westpac Stadium
Cheetahs v Stormers 13h05 Bloemfontein
Lions v Sunwolves 15h15 Ellis Park Stadium
SUPER RUGBY
MORE LOGS
Pool AU
Team P W D L Pts
Brumbies 13 6 0 7 33
Waratahs 13 4 0 9 19
Force 13 4 0 9 17
Reds 13 3 0 10 17
Rebels 13 1 1 11 8
Pool NZ
Team P W D L Pts
Crusaders 14 14 0 0 63
Hurricanes 14 11 0 3 54
Chiefs 14 11 1 2 53
Highlanders 14 10 0 4 46
Blues 14 7 1 6 37
Pool SA1
Team P W D L Pts
Stormers 12 7 0 5 30
Cheetahs 13 3 0 10 16
Bulls 12 3 0 9 15
Sunwolves 12 1 0 11 7
Pool SA2
Team P W D L Pts
Lions 13 12 0 1 56
Sharks 13 9 1 3 42
Jaguares 12 5 0 7 24
Kings 12 4 0 8 19