Springbok prop Ox Nche has extended his contract with the Cheetahs until 2019, warding off interest from other unions.
Chief executive Martin Anayi says the introduction of the Cheetahs and Kings to the Pro14 was ‘overwhelmingly positive’.
Former Stormers wing Bjorn Basson is reportedly exploring the possibility of joining the Kings ahead of the 2018-19 Pro14 season.
Former Bulls flyhalf Tian Schoeman has signed a two-year contract with the Cheetahs until the end of the 2020 season.
Fiji Sevens flyer Meli Rokoua has been included in the Kings’ 29-man provisional squad for the 2018-19 Pro14 season.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership and Pro14 final as well as the French Top 14 semi-finals involving South African players.
Ireland and Ulster centre Jared Payne has been forced to retire from the game after failing to recover sufficiently from the concussion he suffered last year.
Highlights of Leinster’s 40-32 win against the Scarlets in the Pro14 final in Dublin.
European champions Leinster beat the Scarlets 40-32 in the Pro14 final in Dublin on Saturday.
MARIETTE ADAMS looks ahead to the Pro14 final between Leinster and the Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.