Kings assistant coach Braam van Straaten has described the franchise’s liquidation as a ‘bombshell’ which has affected 52 families.
Former Kings flank CJ Velleman has opened up about joining Griquas on a short-term contract for the upcoming domestic season. DYLAN JACK reports.
Former Kings flank CJ Velleman has opened up on his ‘heartbreak’ over seeing his boyhood team’s fall into liquidation. DYLAN JACK reports.
Springbok forwards coach Deon Davids says that PRO Rugby will present its own unique challenges for the South African franchises. DYLAN JACK reports.
In the wake of the liquidation of the Southern Kings, assistant coach Braam van Straaten and wing Yaw Penxe have pleaded with the greater rugby community to support their fund-raising campaign with donations to assist players and staff.
Kings stalwart Schalk Ferreira says there has to be accountability and answers from SA Rugby following the liquidation of the Kings. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Frankie Horne has included three Kings players in his SX10 squad for the upcoming Bermuda Tens series in October.
Kings director of rugby Robbie Kempson has revealed players are so desperate for action that star flank CJ Velleman has even offered to play for free for Griquas.
MyPlayers has voiced its concern on the regularity and manner in which commercial entities of amateur unions are being liquidated within the professional rugby environment, following the news of the Kings liquidation.
The Kings’ withdrawal from competition and disintegration into liquidation could be the sad final chapter in the franchise’s demise, writes CRAIG LEWIS.