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Leaky Stormers: Stuck between devil and deep blue sea

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John Dobson (Gallo Images)
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The last two matches have been like a blow to the solar plexus for the Stormers… and we aren’t even talking results-wise.

They are a team who, for whatever their sins, pride themselves on an adhesive defence: that has been the case, by and large, for around a decade.

Which is why there has been an extra reason for introspection after a bumpy few days on the road, featuring a highly fortuitous 42-37 victory over the Pumas at Mbombela and then 39-6 walloping from the Bulls in Pretoria.

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