The Southern Kings make their return to Super Rugby on 27 February 2016 and will play EIGHT home games at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth out of a total of THIRTEEN playoff games. If we advance to the semis and finals we can expect more….
The Southern Kings fixtures for 2016 are (SA times):
- Saturday, February 27: Kings v Sharks, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth, 15h00
- Saturday, March 12: Kings v Chiefs, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth, 15h00
- Saturday, March 19: Crusaders v Kings, Christchurch, 08h35
- Friday, March 25: Hurricanes v Kings, TBC, 08h35
- Saturday, April 2: Kings v Japan XV, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth, 17h05
- Saturday, April 9: Kings v Bulls, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth, 19h10
- Saturday, April 23: Kings v Lions, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth, 17h05
- Saturday, April 30: Argentina XV v Kings, TBC, time TBC
- Saturday, May 7: Kings v Blues, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth, 17h05
- Saturday, May 14: Cheetahs v Kings, Bloemfontein, 17h05
- Saturday, May 21: Sharks v Kings, Durban, 17h05
- Friday, May 27: Kings v Argentina XV, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth, 19h00
- Saturday, July 2: Kings v Highlanders, NMB Stadium, Port Elizabeth 17h05
Southern Kings Head Coach Deon Davids said he was looking forward to playing the first game of the season at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
The Southern Kings team: 15. Jurgen Visser, 14. Luzuko Vulindlu, 13. JP du Plessis, 12. Shane Gates, 11. Malcolm Jaer, 10. Elgar Watts, 9. Ntando Kebe, 8. Jacques Engelbrecht, 7. Thembelani Bholi, 6. Chris Cloete, 5. John Charles Astle, 4. Steven Sykes, 3. Tom Botha, 2. Martin Ferreira, 1. Schalk Ferreira.
Reserves: 16. Edgar Marutlulle, 17. Sithembiso (Sti) Sithole, 18. TBC, 19. Schalk Oelofse, 20. Cyril-John Velleman, 21. Leighton Eksteen, 22. Louis Fouche, 23. Charles Radebe.
The Kings meet the Sharks on 27 February 2016 @ 15h05 at the Nelson mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
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