Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick says experienced players like Willie le Roux are playing a vital role in blooding potential successors Aphelele Fassi and Yaw Penxe into the squad.
ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE selects some of the standout players following the Currie Cup final, and rates their performances out of 10.
The Sharks have signed Kings pair Yaw Penxe and Thembelani Bholi on short-term deals with immediate effect.
In the wake of the liquidation of the Southern Kings, assistant coach Braam van Straaten and wing Yaw Penxe have pleaded with the greater rugby community to support their fund-raising campaign with donations to assist players and staff.
Southern Kings wing Yaw Penxe says there are encouraging aspects from their 2019-20 PRO14 season that the team can build on when it resumes.
In the first instalment of a new series, DYLAN JACK looks at players aged 23 and younger with the potential to provide the spine of a future Springbok side.
The inclusion of wing Yaw Penxe is one of three changes to the Kings’ side for their game against Connacht in Galway on Saturday.
The Kings are hoping that their try-grabbing former Junior Springbok wing Yaw Penxe will be ready to play in their next PRO14 match against Connacht.
Yaw Penxe and CJ Velleman are among the players to have extended their contracts with the Kings, the union announced on Wednesday.