PRO14

Kings no match for rampant Scarlets

Deon Davids (Getty)
Deon Davids (Getty)

Cape Town - The Southern Kings were brought back to earth with a resounding thud after losing their PRO14 tour match against the Llanelli Scarlets on Saturday.

A week after beating the Glasgow Warriors at home, the Kings were no match for their Welsh opponents at the Parc y Scarlets, losing 54-14.

The defeat saw the Kings remain bottom of Conference B.

In their next assignment, the Kings will travel to Italy where they will play Benetton Treviso at the Stadio Comunale di Monigo on Saturday, October 6.

Kick-off is at 20:00 SA time.

Scorers:

Scarlets

Tries: Jonathan Davies (2), Paul Asquith, Ioan Nicholas, Dan Davies, Simon Gardner, Stef Evans, Kieran Hardy

Conversions: Rhys Patchell (5), Angus O’Brien (2)

Kings

Tries: Bjorn Basson (2)

Conversions: Masixole Banda (2)

Teams:

Scarlets

15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Johnny McNicholl, 13 Jonathan Davies (captain), 12 Paul Asquith, 11 Ioan Nicholas, 10 Rhys Patchell, 9 Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, 8 Blade Thomson, 7 Dan Davis, 6 Ed Kennedy, 5 David Bulbring, 4 Jake Ball, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Ryan Elias, 1 Wyn Jones

Substitutes: 16 Marc Jones, 17 Phil Price, 18 Simon Gardiner, 19 Tom Price, 20 Uzair Cassiem, 21 Kieran Hardy, 22 Angus O’Brien, 23 Steff Evans

Southern Kings

15 Masixole Banda, 14 Yaw Penxe, 13 Harlon Klassen, 12 Berton Klassen, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Martin du Toit, 9 Rudi van Rooyen, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Andisa Ntsila, 6 Henry Brown, 5 JC Astle, 4 Bobby de Wee, 3 Luvuyo Pupuma, 2 Michael Willemse (captain), 1 Schalk Ferreira

Substitutes: 16 Alandre van Rooyen, 17 Justin Forwood, 18 Rossouw de Klerk, 19 Schalk Ooelofse, 20 CJ Velleman, 21 Godlen Masimla, 22 Ntabeni Dukisa, 23 Tristan Blewett

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