No major injuries from Madibaz game

February 1, 2016 0
  Following the contact session against the NMMU Madibaz on Friday last week, a few players have picked up minor injuries and will be monitored through the week. Southern Kings Head Coach, Deon Davids, said Lukanyo Am had sustained a bruised knee, while Malcolm Jaer and Jurgen Visser both had tight hamstrings, which would be…

Kings bench Luke

April 23, 2013 6
The Southern Kings have named Andries Strauss as captain, with Luke Watson coming on from the bench for the match against the Cheetahs on Saturday in Bloemfontein. Director of Rugby, Alan Solomons, said the decision to bench Watson had been made following a number of factors. “Just to put perspective on it, Luke sustained a…

Don’t you… Forget about me…

April 17, 2013 15
As you walk on by, will you call my name? If there is one thing that comes close to my love for rugby it is my love for good music, and the moment I read an article about how SA Rugby must ensure a stay of execution for the Kings in 2014 and not subject…

Kings ring changes for Brumbies

April 3, 2013 5
The Kings have made a number of changes for their 3rd game on tour against the Brumbies. The most notable changes are: Waylon Murray starts at 13, with Ronnie Cooke moving to 11 on Wing. Marcello Sampson returns from injury (bruised heel) on the bench. Nicolas Vergallo starts at 9, with Shaun Venter (bruised ankle…

Kings team for Canes match

March 28, 2013 0
Steven Sykes and Andries Strauss returns for the Kings as they tackle the Hurricanes on their second game on tour. The Southern Kings have announced their team to take on the Hurricanes in their second game of their Australasia tour. Southern Kings Director of Rugby,  Alan Solomons, said the team will be led by Andries…

Canes team for Kings

March 27, 2013 0
Following the team’s first bye of the season, the Hurricanes will return to Westpac Stadium this Easter Saturday. The team will have an afternoon match with the newest team to the competition, the Southern Kings. This will be the Hurricanes’ first South African opponent of the 2013 season. Dane Coles will return to the starting…

Shields spreading the love again (oh and the shit)

March 20, 2013 16
The Spred and Spri awards Brendon Shields Again let me remind you what these awards stand for based on last week’s article: Shields Prize for Enterprise and Distinction (SPRED the Love) is awarded to the teams who: *uses or tries to use all 15 men on the rugby field to try and win a game,…

Crusaders name team for Kings match

March 20, 2013 13
The Crusaders take on new comers the Southern Kings this Saturday. While the Kings are new to the Investec Super Rugby tournament, their coach Matt Sexton is no stranger to the Crusaders and he will be out to show his old team mates what his South African team are made of. Release Head Coach Todd…

Kings call back foreign players to SA from tour

March 20, 2013 2
Eastern Province Rugby Union (EPRU) President, Cheeky Watson, left Port Elizabeth this afternoon for New Zealand, to go and address the Southern Kings touring squad following the announcement from the SA Rugby Union (SARU) relating to the foreign player issue. Release At a brief press conference held at the airport, Watson confirmed that the Kings…

SARU & Kings media releases on issue of foreign players

March 19, 2013 27
SA Rugby have released a statement with regards to Kings selections of foreign players. Release The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has established an investigation into a suspected breach of SARU's Vodacom Super Rugby participation agreement by the Southern Kings. Jurie Roux, CEO of SARU, contacted Cheeky Watson, the chairman of the Kings board, on…

Chiefs: Messam gets his ton

March 13, 2013 0
Chiefs co-captain Liam Messam is to become the first Chief to play 100 Investec Super Rugby matches when the Chiefs play the Southern Kings this weekend. The Chiefs have announced their team to play the Southern Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth on Saturday morning, 6.10am New Zealand time (Friday 15 March 7.10pm…

Kings unchanged for Chiefs

March 12, 2013 0
The Southern Kings have announced an unchanged squad to tackle the Chiefs on Friday night at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Speaking at the press conference this morning, Director of Rugby, Alan Solomons said the unchanged team was a testament to the players’ commitment and dedication. “I think we spoke at the beginning of the…

Sharks names unchanged line-up for Kings

March 6, 2013 2
John Plumtree has the rare pleasure of being able to select an unchanged line-up for his team’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Southern Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday. Sharks Rugby Website For the third week in a row, the match 22 has remained the same and given their record of consecutive…

Kings name team for Sharks

March 5, 2013 3
The Southern Kings have announced their Super Rugby Squad to take on The Sharks at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday, 9th of March 2013. The team will run onto the field under the leadership of Darron Nell, after Director of Rugby Alan Solomons announced that last Skipper Luke Watson had been named on…

Kings name team for Force

February 19, 2013 9
The Kings have named their team for their debut match in Super Rugby this weekend against the Force. “As you can see the starting line-up is the same to the warm up game against the Griquas,” said director of rugby, Alan Solomons. “There are no major injuries, aside from Michael Killian with his broken arm…
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