Boks must fight fire with fire

2014-11-28 09:15

Wales represent a tough proposition in the Springboks' final end of year Test, writes Alan Solomons.

Lambie must take the lead

2014-11-14 09:59

Pat Lambie has a chance to prove he has the capabilities of effectively managing a Test match, writes Alan Solomons.

Sharks lock off to Scotland

2014-07-02 12:46

Sharks lock Anton Bresler has signed a three-year deal with Scottish side, Edinburgh, who are coached by Alan Solomons.

Solly excited by Mallett reunion

2014-04-17 11:11

Alan Solomons is excited by the prospect of re-uniting with Nick Mallett when they take charge of the World XV against the Springboks.

Edinburgh sign Kings stalwart

2014-01-06 10:24

Alan Solomons has lured another South African to Edinburgh, with Kings centre Andries Strauss his newest recruit.

Solly's Edinburgh stun Munster

2013-10-12 17:28

Edinburgh, coached by Alan Solomons, ended a run of six successive defeats by two-time European Cup winners Munster in style.


Solly attacks SARU

2013-08-06 08:16

Listen to Kings coach Alan Solomons launch a scathing attack on SA rugby.

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Solomons: Kings exit a disgrace

2013-08-04 16:22

Outgoing Kings Director of Rugby Alan Solomons says it's a disgrace for SA rugby that the Kings won't play Super Rugby in 2014.

Chiefs are best bet

2013-08-02 12:42

Alan Solomons predicts the Chiefs will defend their Super Rugby title - and picks his 2013 Team of the Tournament.

Kings to crown Solomons era

2013-07-30 17:30

The Kings will want to send off director of rugby Alan Solomons with a win in their Super Rugby promotion playoff against the Lions.

S15 prize for Kings, Lions

2013-07-25 15:07

Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons has encouraged his team to live up to expectations when they meet the Lions.

End of the road for Cheetahs?

2013-07-19 11:26

Alan Solomons takes a look at the two Super Rugby qualifiers, but predicts defeat for the Cheetahs in Canberra.

Kings shift focus to Lions

2013-07-09 09:10

The Kings are likely to rest a few key players in their final Super Rugby clash against the Sharks in Durban.

Sykes returns for Kings

2013-07-02 19:00

The Kings have named an unchanged starting line-up for their penultimate Super Rugby fixture against the Stormers.

Bok glass half full

2013-06-26 13:27

Of the 240 minutes the Boks have played, the first 40 against Samoa were certainly their most impressive, says Alan Solomons.

Solomons in Scottish link

2013-06-14 15:02

Southern Kings Director of Rugby Alan Solomons has been linked with a position at Edinburgh in the Celtic Pro 12 League.

Nothing sinister about Watson

2013-05-31 12:13

Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons insists there's nothing sinister about Luke Watson pulling out with flu against the Stormers.

Kings ready for kicking duel

2013-05-31 09:07

Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons says they are ready for the expected kicking duel with the Stormers at Newlands.

Kings proud of Catrakilis

2013-05-22 16:31

Kings president Cheeky Watson and director of rugby Alan Solomons have welcomed the inclusion of Demetri Catrakilis in the Bok squad.

Kings showed character: Solly

2013-05-13 09:43

Kings boss Alan Solomons has heaped praise in his players after they bounced back from a heavy defeat to beat the Highlanders.

Solomons: Kings must hit back

2013-05-05 15:09

Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons says they simply have to keep on fighting, following their 72-10 loss to the Waratahs.

Kings to ease Watson back

2013-04-24 13:06

The Kings will ease Luke Watson back into Super Rugby - hence his inclusion on the bench for their game against the Cheetahs.

SA sides have it toughest

2013-04-17 10:17

The South African Super Rugby Conference is certainly the most competitive of the three nations, believes Alan Solomons.

Super Rugby shifts up a gear

2013-03-15 10:44

Owing to the fact that SA are blessed with physical players, when our game plan comes off it proves effective, says Alan Solomons.

Watson remains sidelined

2013-03-12 15:34

Luke Watson remains sidelined due to a throat injury as the Kings named an unchanged starting team for their clash against the Chiefs.


Boks must build continuity

2014-11-21 10:50

Alan Solomons is pleased Heyneke Meyer has retained the 9-10-12-13 axis against italy, as the Boks need to build continuity.

Irish-Boks on collision course

2014-11-06 14:57

Make no bones about it, Ireland are never an easy proposition at the Aviva Stadium, writes Alan Solomons.

Alan Solomons chats to Sport24

2014-06-05 13:43

World XV assistant coach ALAN SOLOMONS talks Super Rugby favourites and looks ahead to the clash with the Boks at Newlands...

SA influx upsetting Scots

2014-01-08 14:23

Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons's policy of bringing in South Africans has caused a stir among players and fans at the club.

Solly: Boks can rest big guns

2013-11-13 09:30

Alan Solomons believes the Springboks can afford to rest a few big guns and still beat Scotland at a canter in their Test at Murrayfield.

Solomons signs ex-WP prop

2013-08-22 14:17

New Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons has signed former Stormers and Western Province loosehead Wicus Blaauw.

Cheeky: We'll accept our fate

2013-08-04 22:11

Kings president Cheeky Watson says they will not challenge the decision to relegate them from Super Rugby.

Solomons' timing questioned

2013-08-02 14:01

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has questioned Kings Director of Rugby Alan Solomons' timing in announcing his departure.

Solomons: I'm not jumping ship

2013-07-31 11:06

Outgoing Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons insists his decision to leave cannot be put down to jumping from a sinking ship.

Solomons jumps Kings ship

2013-07-30 12:22

Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons is set to leave the union after signing as head coach of Scottish side Edinburgh.

Nell to captain Kings v Lions

2013-07-23 15:30

Darron Nell has been named captain of the Kings team to take on the Lions in the Super Rugby promotion-relegation playoff.

Kings' focus was on Lions

2013-07-14 18:58

Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons is disappointed with their loss to the Sharks but said their main focus was on the Lions.

Kings: No Lions amalgamation!

2013-07-03 07:44

The Kings have dismissed rumours that their playoff match against the Lions will be scrapped in favour of a possible amalgamation.

Kings will hit back - Solomons

2013-07-02 09:12

Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons insists his side can pick themselves up after a poor showing against the Bulls.

Solomons denies Scottish link

2013-06-14 15:45

Southern Kings Director of Rugby, Alan Solomons, has responded to the article linking him with the coaching position of Edinburgh.

Finding the winning formula

2013-06-12 08:02

Two Springboks on the opposite end of their Test careers, shone brightest this past weekend, says Alan Solomons.

Battle on for Bok places

2013-05-31 10:52

With the Boks' June Tests approaching, Super Rugby derbies are propelled to an even greater level of intensity, says Alan Solomons.

Kings hoping to build on form

2013-05-24 11:12

The Southern Kings are fired up in their bid to move up the Super Rugby log, but they know the Cheetahs will be equally motivated.

Player management pivotal

2013-05-14 13:07

Alan Solomons reveals how the Kings were able to bounce back from their defeat to the Waratahs and beat the Highlanders.

Kings looking to hit back

2013-05-10 10:04

The Southern Kings are determined to bounce back from last week's thumping by the Waratahs when they take on the Highlanders.

Better Kings effort: Solomons

2013-04-28 21:29

Alan Solomons, the Kings' Director of Rugby, says the team showed great improvement in their clash against the Cheetahs.

Kings v Bulls worth top billing

2013-04-17 13:11

Unlikely a few weeks back, the Super Rugby derby in PE suddenly looks every bit appropriate for its ‘main game’ status on Saturday.

Fifth new skipper for Kings

2013-03-28 09:45

Centre Andries Strauss will lead the Kings in their Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes in Wellington, New Zealand.

Kings must play more - Solly

2013-03-13 15:31

After two rounds of impressive defensive displays, the Kings are determined to improve their attacking game against the Chiefs.

Kings sweat on Vleis, Luke

2013-03-11 16:41

The Kings are sweating on the availability of Jacques "Vleis" Engelbrecht and Luke Watson as they prepare to face the Chiefs.

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