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stormer

(ˈstɔːmə)
n
informal an outstanding example of its kind: that film was a real stormer.
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His sight having been injured in his early wars by a basketful of lime which had been emptied over him when he led the Earl of Derby's stormers up the breach at Bergerac, he had contracted something of a stoop, with a blinking, peering expression of face.
Minerva, therefore, took Mars by the hand and said, "Mars, Mars, bane of men, bloodstained stormer of cities, may we not now leave the Trojans and Achaeans to fight it out, and see to which of the two Jove will vouchsafe the victory?
Then Phoebus Apollo said to Mars, "Mars, Mars, bane of men, blood-stained stormer of cities, can you not go to this man, the son of Tydeus, who would now fight even with father Jove, and draw him out of the battle?
Team: J Debreczeni (Chiefs); T Benvenuti (Benetton and Italy), T English (Rebels and Australia), D De Allende (Stormers and Sth Africa), A Dyantyi (Lions and Sth Africa); H Pollard (Bulls and Sth Africa); L Fukofuka (Auckland and Tonga); W Crockett (Crusaders and New Zealand, capt), S Brits (Stormers and Sth Africa), T Nyakane (Bulls and Sth Africa), L Jones (Bordeaux Begles and Australia), L De Jager (Bulls and Sth Africa), S Kolisi (Stormers and Sth Africa), P-S Du Toit (Stormers and Sth Africa), J M Leguizamon (Jaguares and Argentina).
To more important things - Kasabian's sensational set.It was all there, from old favourites like Club Foot and LSF to more recent stormers like Eez-eh, Shoot The Runner, Empire, Stevie and many more.
The one-time Ferguslie batter currently plays for Cricket Scotland Stormers, the governing body's regional side.
South Africa team to face Wales: Curwin Bosch (Sharks); Travis Ismaiel (Bulls), Jesse Kriel (Bulls), Andre Esterhuizen (Sharks), Makazole Mapimpi (Sharks); Elton Jantjies (Lions), Ivan van Zyl (Bulls); Ox Nche (Cheetahs), Chilliboy Ralepelle (Sharks), Wilco Louw (Stormers), Jason Jenkins (Bulls), Pieter-Steph du Toit (Stormers, capt), Kwagga Smith (Lions), Oupa Mohoje (Cheetahs), Dan du Preez (Sharks)Reps: Akker van der Merwe (Sharks), Steven Kitshoff (Stormers), Thomas du Toit (Sharks), Marvin Orie (Lions), Sikhumbuzo Notshe (Stormers), Embrose Papier (Bulls), Robert du Preez (Sharks), Warrick Gelant (Bulls).
Recommendation Lions to win by 11 to 20 points 1pt 16-5 Betfair Bulls v Stormers 6.30pm The two key factors for this final regular-season match in Johannesburg are how fired up the Stormers will be given their playoff berth is secure, and how much the Bulls are hurting from last week's one-point home defeat to the Kings.
The 22-year-old plays for the Stormers in Super Rugby and his preferred position is centre.
| WHITLEY Mohawks held Sheffield Stormers 3-3 at Ice Sheffield in an English Under-13 North Division One encounter.
The Australian, who quit his post at Cape Town-based Stormers after just one week, succeeds Stuart Lancaster on a four-year contract.
Jones has travelled to London for talks with the Rugby Football Union and with the level of compensation for his release from his Stormers contract believed to have been negotiated, the 55-year-old's appointment is seemingly imminent.