The Stormers are counting on home advantage when they play the Bulls in a North versus South Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday.
South African rugby superstar, Bryan Hanana has announced that he will retire at the end of the season.
Although the Stormers are missing several of their Springbok players, Coach Robbie Fleck is full of confidence ahead of their opening Super Rugby match against the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday.
Former Stormers lock Gerbrandt Grobler is set to make his debut for Munster against Pro14 opponents at Thomond Park, Munster, on Saturday night.
The 2018 re-structured 15-team Super Rugby tournament kicks-off in four weeks time on Saturday 17 February in South Africa when the Stormers host the Jaguares in Cape Town.