A visit to Irish side Connacht on 30 November will give the Southern Kings a chance to take what Robbi Kempson regards as their next step in the PRO14.
The Cheetahs ended their three-match PRO14 tour without a win as they slumped to a 30-17 loss to the Cardiff Blues in Cardiff on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
James Hook missed two late penalties as the Kings held on to beat the Ospreys 16-14 in Swansea on Saturday to record their first-ever win in Europe.
South Africans Marvin Orie and Shaun Venter have both been named in the Ospreys lineup to take on the Kings in Swansea on Saturday.
Howard Mnisi has recovered from injury and will lead the Kings in the final match of three-game overseas tour against Ospreys in Swansea on Saturday.
The Cheetahs and Southern Kings will have their sights set on strong finishes to their first PRO14 tours of the season when they line up against the Cardiff Blues and Ospreys on Saturday.
Just before joining the Italian coaching set-up, Franco Smith led the Cheetahs to Currie Cup glory. DYLAN JACK caught up with him before he jetted off. What was key to your Currie Cup preparations this year? There were two big things that happened. When I took over again after the 2017-18 Pro14 season, we lost a lot of players abroad…. Read more →
The Southern Kings were dealt a massive blow when they lost their kingpin and flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis to injury during Saturday’s PRO14 defeat at the hands of Italian side Benetton.
A look back at some of the biggest stories in the world of rugby over the past weekend. Catch up with the news here.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership and PRO14 matches involving South African players.