Edwill van der Merwe deserves the good run he is currently enjoying in the colours of the Stormers according to coach John Dobson.
Linked with a move to the Lions, Van der Merwe has been on fire during Rainbow Cup SA where he is the tournament’s leading try-scorer with five touchdowns.
After bagging a double in their 31-27 defeat to the Bulls at Loftus last weekend, Dobson says of the 25-year-old: “It’s special the last three games… he’s going to be in high demand, I’m sure. He spent a year, a year-and-a-half after the Varsity Cup where he was a star trying to break through.
“[There were a] couple of question marks in some areas of his game… he’s been patient and worked hard. He deserves the break.”
Van der Merwe will be looking to turn on the style against the Lions at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.