Watson remains the King at EP

2014-12-01 12:11

Cheeky Watson has been reinstated as President of the Eastern Province Rugby Union for the next four years.

EP referees back on duty

2014-07-22 07:41

Eastern Province referees are back on duty after the union cancelled all club games at the weekend due to unruly fan behaviour.

Currie Cup stays 6 teams

2013-12-06 13:41

The proposal to expand the Absa Currie Cup Premier Division to eight teams in 2014 was withdrawn before being put to the vote.

Watson fumes at minnow teams

2013-10-01 10:21

EP Rugby Union president, Cheeky Watson, is upset at smaller provincial unions who voted against an expanding Currie Cup.

Free Currie Cup ride for Kings?

2013-08-16 09:06

Following their relegation from Super Rugby, the Kings could be promoted to the Currie Cup Premier Division, a report indicates.

Kings' Watson remains upbeat

2013-08-05 09:00

Kings boss Cheeky Watson insists the future is bright for his franchise despite their relegation from Super Rugby.

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.

Cheeky eyes relegation escape

2013-05-21 14:17

Kings president Cheeky Watson believes they can avoid the promotion-relegation games at the end of the Super Rugby season.

SANZAR: No Kings suspension

2013-03-20 14:27

SANZAR CEO Greg Peters has ruled out proposed punishments for the Kings after they fielded three foreigners, breaching SARU’s rules.

SARU investigating Kings

2013-03-19 15:52

SARU has established an investigation into a suspected breach of its Super Rugby participation agreement by the Kings.

Fans blast 'outlaw' Kings

2013-03-18 13:19

Sport24 readers say the Kings should be punished after the team contravened SARU rules by fielding three foreigners.

Kings ashamed of 'white' squad

2013-02-26 15:38

Cheeky Watson says SARU's delay in awarding the Kings Super Rugby status led to them missing out on several black players.


Cheeky Watson speaks

2013-02-01 12:00

See an interview with Cheeky Watson on the Kings' Super 15 inclusion.

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SARU says no to Kings

2013-01-27 09:27

The Kings’ request to SARU to allow them more than two foreign players in Super Rugby has been rejected, according to a report.

Kings bank on SARU leeway

2012-12-18 15:39

The Southern Kings have signed a fourth overseas player despite a SARU ruling that they are allowed just two imports.

Kings ask for rule change

2012-09-20 16:47

The Southern Kings have asked SARU to allow them to use more than two foreign players in next year's Super Rugby competition.

Kings to appeal SARU decision

2012-08-16 17:48

Kings president Cheeky Watson says they will appeal the one-year Super Rugby agreement and insist on a three-year guarantee.

Fans: Take the money, Kings!

2012-07-16 12:05

Sport24 readers seem to think that the only thing that could be worse than the Lions staying in Super Rugby is for the Kings to join it.

Cheeky passes Super 15 buck

2012-02-21 22:20

EP president Cheeky Watson says it's not their problem about how SARU plans to accommodate SA's other Super Rugby teams in 2013.


Watson backed as Kings boss

2014-10-23 07:45

Cheeky Watson has received backing from the EP Rugby Union’s sub union president to stand for a third term in office.

EP cancels all club games

2014-07-17 17:35

The EP Rugby Union has cancelled all its club matches scheduled for this weekend due to unruly behaviour of fans towards referees.

Griquas, Kings wait anxiously

2013-12-02 14:22

Griquas and the Eastern Province Kings face an anxious wait to see if they will play Currie Cup rugby next year.

No expansion for Currie Cup

2013-09-30 17:30

EPRU president, Cheeky Watson, has confirmed that the proposal to expand the Currie Cup has not been passed by SARU.

Cheeky congratulates Lions

2013-08-05 18:00

EPRU president Cheeky Watson has congratulated the Lions on securing their position in Super Rugby for 2014.

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.

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 send foreign duo home

2013-03-20 18:00

Cheeky Watson has confirmed that the Kings have sent two foreign players back home from their Australasian tour.

SARU misled Kings - Cheeky

2013-03-19 22:11

Kings' Cheeky Watson claims SARU urged them to sign Argentinians as they would not be considered as foreign players.

Fans slam 'soft' SARU

2013-03-19 13:26

Sport24 readers have criticised SARU after their apparent u-turn on the number of foreign players allowed by the Kings.

Fans hit back at Watson

2013-02-27 14:24

Kings president Cheeky Watson has invoked the ire of Sport24 readers after trying to justify the make-up of his team to parliament.

Cheeky confident in Kings

2013-02-05 14:29

Kings president Cheeky Watson is confident his team can perform well in Super Rugby, despite being dealt 'a stacked deck'.

Kings to accept SARU decision

2013-01-27 22:22

Kings president Cheeky Watson says they'll accept a decision not to allow them to field more than two foreign players in Super Rugby.

Kings fighting for SARU leeway

2013-01-17 08:28

The Kings are fighting hard to try and persuade SARU to give them permission to field more overseas players in Super Rugby.

Kings boost player ranks

2012-10-03 15:08

The Southern Kings have signed three more prominent players as they bolster their squad ahead of the Super Rugby competition.

Fans back S15 survival scrap

2012-08-17 15:18

The Southern Kings may have gotten an easy ride into Super Rugby, but fans say if they want to stay there, they must earn it...

Kings: Cheeky still not happy

2012-08-16 16:30

Southern Kings president Cheeky Watson is unhappy that SARU has only guaranteed his team one season of Super Rugby.

Cheeky: Money can't buy Kings

2012-06-27 07:48

Cheeky Watson has poured cold water on rumours the EP Kings have agreed with SARU not to play Super Rugby next year.

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