Justin Bieber's concert forces Stormers to play elsewhere

Justin Bieber's concert forces Stormers to play elsewhere

The Stormers will make use of Stellenbosch and Gqeberha for some of their upcoming home fixtures.

Stormers v Ulster 11 June 2022
Photo: SA Rugby

The power of Justin Bieber is a true marvel to see. 

United Rugby Championship winners, DHL Stormers, have just found that out. 

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statement published by the Stormers has revealed that they will play some of their upcoming home United Rugby Championship games at Stellenbosch University and Gqeberha.

This is due to some of the URC champions' home games clashing with pre-booked events at their Cape Town Stadium home.

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In the Justin Bieber concert's defence, the Stormers mentioned that it requires significant construction within the stadium.

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"While every effort was made to avoid these clashes, the events at DHL Stadium had been booked up to a year in advance," the Cape Town-based side revealed. 

The Cape Town Sevens also mean that the champions will be playing home games on the road. 

The URC Round 9 clash with Welsh outfit The Dragons will be played at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

This is due to preparations for the Cape Town Sevens at Cape Town Stadium the following weekend.

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