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.
Kings coach Robbi Kempson believes this weekend’s derby match against the Cheetahs is the ideal opportunity to show how much they have improved this season.
Southern Kings director of rugby Robbie Kempson will continue performing the role of head coach for the Eastern Cape team until the end of the current PRO14 season.
The inclusion of wing Yaw Penxe is one of three changes to the Kings’ side for their game against Connacht in Galway 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.
New Kings high-performance director Robbie Kempson on reviving the Eastern Province Academy and the franchise’s Pro14 performances.
Yaw Penxe and CJ Velleman are among the players to have extended their contracts with the Kings, the union announced on Wednesday.
Newly-appointed high-performance director Robbie Kempson says the Kings will aim to improve their squad ahead of the next Pro14 season. DYLAN JACK reports.
Newly-appointed Kings high-performance director Robbie Kempson says their new owners want to have a sustainable impact on Eastern Cape rugby. DYLAN JACK reports.
Robbie Kempson says Sharks prop Thomas du Toit has made a successful transition from loosehead to tighthead prop. DYLAN JACK reports.