Southern Kings wing Yaw Penxe says there are encouraging aspects from their 2019-20 PRO14 season that the team can build on when it resumes.
All South African rugby stakeholders have jointly confirmed pay cuts and other economies to offset up to R1.2bn from the sport’s budget by the end of the year.
The Southern Kings have reportedly made a massive R2-million offer for former Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan despite their financial troubles.
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.
Andy Royle, St Andrew’s College director of rugby and chairman of the Albany Rugby Union, believes the Eastern Province Rugby Union must prioritise local schoolboy scouting and the reestablishment of an academy system.
Here’s a comprehensive list of PRO14 player transfers involving South Africans ahead of the 2020-21 season.
Kings players, coaches and staff are reportedly still awaiting their salaries for April – 10 days after payments were meant to go through.
Kings players are still waiting on their April salaries after a failure to process the money in time for the standard payment on the 25th of the month.