Vodacom Cup

Watson to make playing return

2013-04-09 16:45
Luke Watson (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Kings captain Luke Watson is set to return to action following a throat injury sustained in their Super Rugby opener against the Force on February 23.

According to the SA Rugby Magazine's website, loose forward Watson and lock Darron Nel, who injured his calf in the warm-up prior to their game against the Chiefs on March 15, will play for Eastern Province's Vodacom Cup side against the SWD Eagles in Uitenhage on Friday night.

The Kings are hoping the duo come through the SWD game unscathed so they can be considered for their Super Rugby match against the Bulls in Port Elizabeth on April 20. They Kings are currently in Australia preparing for their last tour match against the Rebels on Saturday (11:40 SA time kick-off).

The EP Kings are fourth on the Vodacom Cup South Section log, with two wins, a draw and a loss from four games.

Teams:

Eastern Province:


15 Scott van Breda, 14 Siyanda Grey, 13 Wayne Stevens, 12 Siyabonga Mangweni, 11 Yamkela Ngam, 10 Shane Gates, 9 Scott Mathie, 8 Luke Watson, 7 Mpho Mbiyozo (captain), 6 Paul Schoeman, 5 Samora Fihlani, 4 Darron Nell, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Boetie Britz, 1 Lizo Gqoboka

Substitutes: 16 Dane van der Westhuizen, 17 Brendan Olivier, 18 Stefan Willemse, 19 Dalton Davis, 20 Kayle van Zyl, 21 Ntabeni Dukisa, 22 Andile Jho

SWD:

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