The Stormers will play five warm-up matches next year and have added the Eastern Province Kings to the 2012 pre-season schedule.
The Cape franchise will begin their Super Rugby preparations with the third installment of the Tri-Series, facing the Lions and Sharks on consecutive weekends at Newlands. They will then travel to Port Elizabeth to play against the Kings, before returning to the Western Cape to face Boland.
27 January: Stormers vs Lions (Newlands)
31 January: Lions vs Sharks (Newlands)
4 February: Stormers vs Sharks (Newlands)
Stormers’ other warm-up games:
11 February: EP vs Stormers (Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium)
Boland vs Stormers (Date and venue TBC)