As you walk on by, will you call my name?
The Southern Kings announced their reduced, 35-man squad for their Super Rugby campaign which still contains 5 foreign players. The tug-of-war between the Kings and SARU on the number of foreign based players allowed for the franchise has been going since 2012. The Kings, who only has a 1-year guaranteed deal for participation in Super […]
SA Rugby has postponed their planned visit to Oz for a 16th team in SupeRugby in 2013.
It’s February, the Super Rugby season is about to start, and – shock, horror – the South African provinces are having an almighty whinge. Greg Growden February 14, 2012 So, what’s new? One year, they are complaining that the tournament scheduling is unfair because, they argue, it favours the Australian and New Zealand teams. The […]
A further milestone in the establishment and operation of a Super Rugby franchise in the South Eastern Cape was reached earlier this week in Port Elizabeth when representatives of Border Rugby Union, Eastern Province Rugby and the South Western Districts Rugby Union formally concluded and signed a Cooperation Agreement.
It appears the Southern Kings’ inclusion in an expanded Super Rugby competition in 2013 is even less likely than when they went by the name of the Southern Spears and promised inclusion in 2007.
The Southern Kings will play friendly matches against all five of the Vodacom Super Rugby teams in 2011 as well as top English club Saracens as the latest stage in a plan by the South African Rugby Union (SARU) to prepare the team for Super Rugby entry in 2013.