Southern Kings

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Ronan Kelleher starts for Leinster this Friday night. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Rónan Kelleher will become the 54th Leinster player to pull on a senior jersey this season when he makes his debut at hooker against the Southern King(...)

The Southern Kings celebrate Rudi van Rooyen’s try in their victory over the Glasgow Warriors. Photograph: Richard Huggard/Inpho

Southern Kings 38 Glasgow Warriors 28 Glasgow fell to their first defeat of the Guinness PRO14 season after Southern Kings emerged 38-28 winners in P(...)

Henry Speight carries during Ulster’s win away to the Southern Kings. Photograph: Michael Sheehan/Gallo/Getty

Southern Kings 7 Ulster 28 It was an ugly and frustrating affair as Ulster required another second half push, this time a much more shoulder to the w(...)

 SRU chief operating officer Dominic McKay: he conceded  that filling a 60,000 capacity will represent “a challenge”. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The decision to host the 2018-19 Guinness Pro14 final in Celtic Park, known also as Paradise, reflects a vision by the tournament organisers to make t(...)

The Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein ahead of the Cheetahs’ Pro14 clash with Munster. Photograph: Inpho

The Pro14 is poised for further expansion with three more South African sides set to join the competition by the start of the 2020/21 season. Celtic(...)

Munster’s Dan Goggin scores a try despite the efforts of Michael Makase of the Southern Kings during the Guinness Pro 14 game at Outeniqua Park in George, South Africa. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Southern Kings 22 Munster 39 Munster coach Johann van Graan will have been reasonably satisfied with a bonus-point victory following the Guinness Pro(...)

Southern King’s Kurt Coleman: one of the visitors auditioning to play in Europe. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Connacht v Southern Kings, Sportsground, Saturday, 7.35pm (TG4) Having spent the week out west these Port Elizabeth visitors will know all about the (...)

Southern Kings prop Schalk Ferreira in action. He says   their opening Pro14 day 57-10 loss to the Scarlets was a steep learning curve. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

South Africa’s Southern Kings having been “thrown” into the Guinness Pro14, have also found themselves thrust into west of Ireland culture. Arriving (...)

Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, home of the Southern Kings who, alongside Toyota Cheetahs, have been added to  Pro14

What is new tournament called? The Guinness Pro14. What teams have been added? The South African franchises the Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs ha(...)

Kieran Marmion:   “The derbies are probably the most anticipated games of the year for the players and for the fans”. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

You could read it as a desperate act. Pulling two South African teams out of the hat like a white rabbit as a solution to a Pro 12 league marketing is(...)