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Watson escape the gauntlet yet again

A constitutional technicality prevented a vote of no confidence being passed against president Cheeky Watson at the EPRU’s special general meeting on Thursday night....

EP Rugby faces R12m claim

EP Rugby faces further liquidation action after failing to adhere to an arbitration award to pay outstanding salaries to aggrieved players. CRAIG LEWIS for...

Watson stay alive as president for another month

EPRU president Cheeky Watson has again avoided a vote of no confidence on Saturday's AGM in Port Elizabeth as he stay alive for another...

Southern Kings unaffected by EP Rugby liquidations application

SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday that the operations and participation of the Southern Kings in Vodacom Super Rugby would be unaffected by an application...

Two Kings players move to Europe

Kings front-row duo Michael van Vuuren and Simon Kerrod have left the franchise to join Leicester on a trial and Jersey respectively. Salary disputes with...

‘Mutiny at the Kings’

Sports consultant Jason Smith has released a statement that he says aims to ‘expose the fraudulent actions of various members of Saru and the...

SARU announce first Kings signings

The Southern Kings on Sunday announced the signing of the first 20 players to their new Vodacom Super Rugby squad. The group will report for...

Kiwis take note of Kings debacle

The debacle surrounding the South Africa’s new entrant in Super Rugby - the Southern Kings - has not gone unnoticed in New Zealand. The EP...

Kings ‘fight for what’s right’

Kevin Luiters and Ronnie Cooke, who led Kings players in handing over a petition to Cheeky Watson, have expressed their determination to fight for...

And the Sepie goes on…. As Kings hooker to take union to court

The never-ending story that is EP Kings Rugby seems to go on longer than 7de Laan on SABC 2, with EP Kings hooker Michael...

D-Day for Kings players

Southern Kings players who have been earmarked for Vodacom Super Rugby contracts are set to receive their written offers on Wednesday. CRAIG LEWIS reports...

Player revolt looms over SARU’s Kings ‘offer’

Easter Province Rugby Union President Cheeky Watson will find a bunch of angry players on his doorstep on Monday. Jan de Koning reports for...

Alleged letter from an Kings Player

On Wednesday an alleged letter from an anonymous Kings player was posted on social media and the statement of this allege player is socking...

Kings coach quits

Head coach Brent Janse van Rensburg will be leaving the Kings amid the ongoing financial crisis at the union. CRAIG LEWIS reports from SARugbyMag.co.za In...

Pumas se Super-bom

Die Pumas het so byna by die Superrugby-agterdeur ingeglip, maar dié unie se plan om die OP-Kings se plek in volgende jaar se kompetisie...

Watson has no intention of stepping down

EP rugby president Cheeky Watson has no intention of stepping down, despite the ongoing financial crisis that has seen Saru step in to take...

Whiteheads lead Kings exodus?

Tim Whitehead has confirmed he will be leaving the Kings after ongoing non-payment of salaries.CRAIG LEWIS reports for SARugbyMAG.co.za Whitehead could be the first of...

Kings return to Super Rugby against Sharks

THE Southern Kings will make their return to Super Rugby with a mouth-watering coastal derby against the Cell C Sharks at the Nelson Mandela...

Kings and SARU discuss Kings financials

High-level discussions between Eastern Province Rugby, the South African Rugby Union (SARU) and the South African Rugby Players’ Association (SARPA) took place in Port...

Kings players to strike over payments?

EP Kings players and the union’s management are again at loggerheads over apparent delays in player payments. The cash-strapped union was unable to pay players...

Kings welcome return of Watson

By: Sport24 EP Kings coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has welcomed the return of experienced skipper Luke Watson to the team for their Currie Cup...

Injury problems for Kings

Following their narrow 15-13 Currie Cup loss to the Pumas in Port Elizabeth at the weekend, the EP Kings have a few more injury...

Preview: ABSA Currie Cup Week 2

  It is ABSA Currie Cup week 2 and if last week was anything to go by then we are in for another great weekend...

Kings respond to Spencer claims

The EP Kings have hit back at claims by Carlos Spencer that he resigned over unpaid wages after he left the club this week....reports...

Spencer left over unpaid Kings wages

Departing EP Kings skills coach Carlos Spencer reportedly grew tired with the union after they failed to meet their wage obligations....reports Sport24 The EP Kings...

The king leaves the Kings

The Eastern Province Kings and New Zealand coach Carlos Spencer have ended their association with immediate effect it was announced on Tuesday.  Spencer, who earned...

GLRU release Brent Jansen van Rensburg to Kings

The Golden Lions Rugby Union have released former NMMU Madibaz head coach, Brent Janse van Rensburg from his current contract with the Lions following...

Kings secure services of Obi and Mahuza

The Eastern Province Kings have, after extended negotiations with the Leopards, secured the services of up and coming backline stars Luther Obi and Sylvian...

Kings announce Vodacom Cup Squad

The EP Kings have announced a 38 man squad today as preparations step up a gear for the EP Kings 2015 Vodacom Cup campaign. Notable...

PE Metro Sub Union launch new Rugby Tournament

Eastern Province Rugby’s Port Elizabeth Sub Union has launched a new rugby tournament for clubs in and around the Northern Areas as a response...

Kings ready for exiting 2015 year

EP Rugby supporters in Nelson Mandela Bay are in for a feast of top class rugby this year based on the provisional fixtures list...

Kings gets their own back

  With the Kings backings return to Super Rugby looming on the not too distant horizon, a few familiar faces have returned to the Kings...

Overwhelming majority keep Watson to the helm of EP Rugby

The clubs and the affiliates of the Eastern province Rugby Union made it very clear who they want in charge of their union over...

Kings team to take on Blue Bulls

Eastern Province Head Coach, Carlos Spencer has announced a few changes to the Kings team that will take on the Vodacom Blue Bulls at...

Injury Update for EP Kings

The Eastern Province Kings coaches will have their work cut out for them as they ponder their team selection this week ahead of the...

Updated: Kings side to take on Lions

UPDATED : Ronnie Cooke will play at  13, Siyanda Grey at 14 and Dwayne Jenner comes onto the bench The Eastern Province Kings team that...

Number of changes for EP Kings

Eastern Province Kings head coach, Carlos Spencer, announced a number of changes to the forward pack that will take on the Vodacom Blue Bulls...

Absa Currie Cup Round 2 Previews

Its round 2 of the 2014 instalment if the Absa Currie Cup and we give you all the lineups and our thoughts - By...

King Carlos keep same team for Golden Lions clash

EP Kings coach Carlos Spencer named an unchanged starting line-up for their second Absa Currie Cup rugby match against the Xerox Golden Lions in...

EP Kings team to take on Xerox Golden Lions

  The Eastern Province Kings will be taking an unchanged team, bar one, to face the Xerox Golden Lions at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on...

EP Rugby and Virgin Active team up to help schools

The Eastern Province Rugby Union and Virgin Active Greenacres teamed up this week to assist schools from previously disadvantaged areas with spinning bikes for...

Kings team to Play Province

The Eastern Province Kings team that will take on the DHL Western Province in their first Currie Cup Premier Division match of the season...

EP Kings go down to FS Cheetahs

              THE Eastern Province Kings lost their final warm up friendly to the Free State Cheetahs, losing 12 (5) points to the Cheetahs 28 (7)...

Changes for Kings team to face Cheetahs

EP Kings head coach Carlos Spencer has announced a much changed team to take on the Free State Cheetahs in their final warm up...

Meet the Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

The EP Kings team will be meeting their supporters at an open day being held in association with the Kings Army and Future Kings...

EP Kings U19 to face Free State

There are six changes including a position swop in the starting line up of the Eastern Province U19 team that will face the Free...

New kicking coach for EP Kings

The Eastern Province Kings have signed Henning van der Merwe as their new kicking coach. EP Rugby CEO, Charl Crous, confirmed that Van der Merwe,...

EP U19 to tackle the Lions at NMMU

The Eastern Province U19 team will tackle the Golden Lions at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s B field on Friday, 18 July, 2014 in their...

EPRU thank fans for support

The Eastern Province Rugby Union have thanked the people of Nelson Mandela Bay, the greater Eastern Cape and elsewhere for coming out in their...