Town - EP Kings captain Luke Watson will not play any further part in this year’s
Currie Cup after undergoing surgery.
went under the knife last Wednesday to repair a knee contusion as well as
Kings on Monday announced that the operation was a success, with Watson set to
be ready for pre-season training as the men from Port Elizabeth prepare for their return to Super
Rugby next year.
Kings will start their Super Rugby campaign at home against the Sharks on
Saturday, February 27.
six South African teams are grouped in two African pools along with the new entrants
from Japan and Argentina.
Conference 1 - which will play against the Australian conference in 2016 - is
made up of the Bulls, Cheetahs, Stormers and the Japanese team.
Conference 2 features the Kings, Lions, Sharks and the Argentinian team and will
play against the New Zealand conference.
existing ten Australasian teams will be divided into New Zealand and Australian
winners of each pool will earn automatic entry to the knockout Super Rugby
next highest-ranked team from the African conference will also be placed in the
Finals Series along with the three next highest-ranked teams from Australasian