Fiji Sevens flyer Meli Rokoua has been included in the Kings’ 29-man provisional squad for the 2018-19 Pro14 season.
Rokoua, who can play at centre and wing, has been playing in Portugal for Agronomia, where he is highly rated.
Apart from Rokoua, new names in the squad include scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius, who signed from the Dragons earlier this year, as well as locks JC Astle and Schalk Oelofse, who both returned to the Kings from a two-year stint at French club Mont-de-Marsan.
Kings’ provisional squad:
JC Astle, Masixole Banda, Tienie Burger, Pieter de Klerk, Bobby de Wee, Pieter-Steyn de Wet, Martin Dreyer, Schalk Ferreira, Justin Forwood, Harlon Klaasen, Berton Klaasen, Ruaan Lerm, Michael Makase, Lubabalo Mtyanda, Andisa Ntsila, Schalk Oelofse, Yaw Penxe, Sarel Pretorius, Luvuyo Pupuma, Meli Rokoua, Pieter Scholtz, Sibusiso Sithole, Alandre van Rooyen, Rudi van Rooyen, Dries van Schalkwyk, Jurie van Vuuren, CJ Velleman, Michael Willemse, Oliver Zono.
Photo: Filipe Monte