Former Cheetahs head coach Rory Duncan has turned down an approach from the Kings in favour of a move to Japan with the Red Hurricanes.
Duncan was targeted by the Kings to become their new head coach after it was reported that the Port Elizabeth franchise made him a eyewatering R2 million offer – despite their recent financial woes.
However, it was confirmed on Saturday that Duncan – who most recently coached the Worcester Warriors – had decided to take up a role with Japanese Top League side Red Hurricanes instead.
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The Red Hurricanes had recently appointed former Lions and Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann as their new head coach, while they have also recruited Neil de Bruin – who cancelled his contract as Lions assistant coach.
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