Spencer joins Kings
- 10 Dec 2013
Carlos Spencer will coach the EP Kings backline and focus on developing players' skills.
The 38-year-old former All Blacks flyhalf has signed a five-year contract with the PE-based union.
Spencer's most recent coaching experience involved helping the Lions in the 2012 Super Rugby season and then the Sharks during 2013.
Meanwhile, Volksblad reports that a new proposal is being discussed by South Africa's 14 provincial unions that could see eight teams in next year's Currie Cup Premier Division.
According to this proposal, the EP Kings would gain automatic promotion if they agreed not to play the last-placed SA Super Rugby team in promotion-relegation matches next year, while Griquas – who were relegated by the Pumas – would have to fight it out for the remaining spot with the other smaller unions in a tournament that could be played after next year's Vodacom Cup.
Last week, a proposal to expand the Premier Division to eight teams was withdrawn before being put to the vote at Saru's special general council meeting.
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