The Kings’ famous win over the Waratahs last Friday served as an example of the fighting spirit we need to see more of in SA rugby, but it also provided a poignant reminder of the failed Eastern Cape project, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Kings overturned a 17-point deficit to secure a famous 26-24 win over the Waratahs in Sydney on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Coach Deon Davids has made four changes to the Kings’ starting lineup ahead of Saturday’s clash against the Reds in Brisbane.
The Force beat the Kings 46-41 in a 12-try thriller in Perth on Sunday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Kings have made five changes for Saturday’s clash against the Sharks in Durban.
Tera Mtembu will lead a new-look Sharks team against the Kings this Saturday. Mtembu takes over the captaincy from injured Pat Lambie, while youngster Benhard Janse van Rensburg comes in at flyhalf, with Curwin Bosch starting at fullback in place of Clement Poitrenaud, who has a groin strain. The only other change among the backs sees Odwa Ndungane come in for Lwazi… Read more →
The Stormers scored six tries in their 41-10 bonus-point win against the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
Deon Davids has made five personnel changes to the Kings side ahead of Saturday’s game against the Stormers at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Flanks Chris Cloete and Thembelani Bholi return to the starting lineup, while the only another change to the pack sees Irne Herbst replace the injured Mzwanele Zito at lock. Scrumhalf Ricky Schroeder will make his Super Rugby… Read more →
Eben Etzebeth will captain the DHL Stormers against the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Coach Robbie Fleck has decided to rest regular skipper Siya Kolisi. In the front row, props Oli Kebble and Frans Malherbe will earn their first starts of the season in place of JC Janse van Rensburg and Wilco Louw. Nizaam Carr replaces Kolisi, but he… Read more →
The DHL Stormers will be without backs Cheslin Kolbe, Dan Kriel and Jean-Luc du Plessis when they take on the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Kolbe sustained a lateral ankle ligament injury against the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday and while it has been confirmed that he will be sidelined for Saturday’s game, it is not yet clear when… Read more →