European fans 'shocked' by crowd attendance in SA - Pro 14 journo

Super Rugby outcasts The Cheetahs and Southern Kings, who recently joined the re-branded Pro 14, hosted return clashes at the weekend. We spoke to an Irish journo who is less than impressed with the expanded format, and the dismal crowd turnout. Watch.

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Leinster demolish Kings in PE

2017-09-16 16:01

Leinster have convincingly beaten the Southern Kings 31-10 in their PRO14 clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.

Connacht prove too street smart for battling Kings

2017-09-09 22:35

Irish side Connacht proved too street smart for a game Southern Kings side in a PRO14 encounter played in Galway, running out easy winners.

Willemse to captain Kings in PRO14

2017-08-28 18:36

Southern Kings hooker, Michael Willemse, will lead the Port Elizabeth side on their maiden PRO14 tour.

Kings add Booi, Koen to coaching staff

2017-08-21 11:01

The Southern Kings have continued to bolster both their coaching staff and playing squad ahead of the start of the PRO14.

Blue Bulls loan 4 players to Kings

2017-08-17 13:22

Four current Blue Bulls players will join the Southern Kings to compete in the PRO14 tournament.

Cheetahs, Kings set for 21 games in Pro14 season

2017-07-19 12:50

The Cheetahs and Southern Kings could play up to 21 league games in the Pro14.

Kings, Cheetahs, exclusion a win-win situation

2017-07-09 06:05

The departure of the Kings and the Cheetahs from the Super Rugby franchise will pave the way for the teams to be included in the existing Pro 12 tournament in Europe.

Lionel Cronje chats to Sport24

2017-05-12 09:18

In an exclusive interview, Kings captain LIONEL CRONJE talks about his Springbok dream, playing in Japan and previews the Sharks showdown.

Chris Cloete is Kings’ new domkrag

2017-04-30 08:25

Forget Lionel Cronjé’s around the back dummy - the one Southern Kings player commentators were moggy about during their tour of Australia was Chris Cloete.


Davids praises Kings efforts

2017-09-17 14:57

Southern Kings Head Coach Deon Davids had high praise for his team for the fine first half performance they turned in against Irish club Leinster in their PRO14 clash.

Erasmus backs SA PRO14 teams to come right

2017-09-12 19:22

Munster's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus believes the two new South African teams in the PRO14 must be given more time to acclimatize.

Kings offer a range of ticket options for PRO14

2017-09-07 21:39

Southern Kings rugby fans in particular are in for a treat and will be able to watch their team against world class opponents as the PRO14 comes to South Africa.

Kings add Booi, Koen to coaching staff

2017-08-28 12:16

The Southern Kings have continued to bolster both their coaching staff and playing squad ahead of the start of the PRO14.

Cheetahs, Kings in mad rush to be Pro 14 ready

2017-08-20 06:13

Free State Cheetahs managing director Harold Verster has never had it this busy – or good.

Celtic Rugby confirms discussions over Pro14

2017-07-19 16:25

With the Cheetahs and Kings consigned to the Super Rugby scrapheap, discussions are ongoing as to their participation in an expanded Pro12 format.

Cheetahs edge Kings in Super Rugby swansong

2017-07-14 21:09

The Cheetahs bowed out of Super Rugby with their heads held high after a victory over the Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Are the Kings 'punching from the grave'?

The Kings won their first-ever local derby in 19 attempts, beating the Sharks 35-32 in PE on Saturday to make it three wins in a row for the Eastern Cape franchise. Sport24's Rob Houwing asks whether dumping them from the competition in 2018 is a wise idea. Watch.

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Kings move forward without Forwood

2017-05-02 13:49

The Southern Kings have been dealt a major blow with a season-ending injury to prop Justin Forwood.

Hype over Mapimpi catches on

2017-04-23 10:00

Looking at Southern Kings winger Makazole Mapimpi play, it’s easy to see the centre influence in his game, writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

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