Former Irish captain and British & Irish Lions hooker Keith Wood has questioned the purpose of including the Cheetahs and Kings in the PRO14 competition.
Plans are being considered to resume a curtailed PRO14 season in late August following the coronavirus pandemic.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has revealed that the organisation is hoping for a return-to-play within the next three to four months.
Scottish Rugby has revealed that the PRO14 season could still be restarted but the campaign will definitely be curtailed.
Kings players, coaches and staff are reportedly still awaiting their salaries for April – 10 days after payments were meant to go through.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth has reportedly been identified as an isolation site to treat Covid-19 patients.
SA Rugby has reportedly compiled and presented a radically-changed calendar for the 2020 season, with the hope of returning to on-field action on 5 June.
Local players could lose just under half of their salaries to help stabilise SA Rugby and the local unions’ finances during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The South African rugby industry has come together to navigate the retention of teams and jobs in the face of the threat to the business posed by the global Coronavirus pandemic.
Despite showing ambition in their recruitment, the Kings’ failure to find a new head coach has seen them struggle badly once again, writes DYLAN JACK.