Loose forward Lusanda Badiyana will lead the Kings in their second Pro14 match of the season against Munster in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
It is easy to point out the dreadlocked hooker Joseph Dweba in a Cheetahs lineup, not the least because of his irrepressible form in the last few months.
Bok flank Marcell Coetzee has been included in Ulster’s squad for their PRO14 matches against the Cheetahs and Kings after recovering from injury.
The Cheetahs started their PRO14 campaign with a 48-14 bonus-point victory over last season’s finalists, the Glasgow Warriors.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s Top 14, PRO14 and Premiership Rugby Cup matches involving South African players.
Franco Smith has cautioned against raised expectations for the Cheetahs following their 48-14 win over last season’s finalists the Glasgow Warriors.
The Southern Kings suffered a 27-31 defeat by the Cardiff Blues in Port Elizabeth on Saturday to open their PRO14 account on a disappointing note.
Cheetahs hooker Joseph Dweba goes on a barnstorming run through the heart of the Glasgow Warriors’ defence to score this wonderful try.
The Cheetahs clinched a deserved 48-14 bonus-point win over the Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein to begin their Pro14 campaign in superb fashion on Friday.
Lock JC Astle will lead a Southern Kings side featuring a blend of youth and experience against the Cardiff Blues, to kickoff their PRO14 season on Saturday.