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.
The Kings upset the Stormers 13-3 in their friendly match in Knysna on Friday.
Former Blitzbok Vuyo Zangqa will take charge of the Southern Kings as head coach when they face the Stormers in Knysna on Friday night.
The Southern Kings will have an opportunity to test the depth of their squad when they face the Stormers in a friendly in Knysna on Friday night.
Edinburgh scored nine tries to claim a commanding 61-13 win over the Kings at Murrayfield on Saturday night.
The Cheetahs and Kings will look to hit the ground running with two PRO14 matches that are of vital importance to both campaigns this weekend.
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.
Playmaker Malcolm Jaer is determined to make a good impression for the Blitzboks in the looming World Rugby Sevens Series in order to be in contention for Olympic selection.
The inclusion of wing Yaw Penxe is one of three changes to the Kings’ side for their game against Connacht in Galway on Saturday.
Kings loose-forward CJ Velleman has suffered yet another injury after tearing knee ligaments during a training session last week.