Rugby

Kings confirm coach’s exit

2015-12-02 13:56
Brent Janse van Rensburg (EP Rugby)

Port Elizabeth - The Eastern Province Rugby Union has thanked coach Brent Janse van Rensburg for his contribution to the EP Kings operations during his time with the union.

The embattled union on Wednesday confirmed that Janse van Rensburg had resigned from his post as head coach.

Janse van Rensburg joined the EP Kings as their defence coach at the start of 2015 and was promoted to head coach of the squad which competed in the Currie Cup Premier Division.

"We appreciate Brent's commitment to the task assigned to him and the many hours he worked in preparing the team for various competitions this year," Watson said via a press statement. "We convey our best wishes to him and his family for the future."

Despite Janse van Rensburg's move, EP officials remain confident that the Southern Kings management team will soon be put in place to continue the preparations for Super Rugby.

"We are in regular discussion with the SA Rugby Union, who have taken over the organisation of the franchise, on the way forward and there is much work being done behind the scenes to ensure the Southern Kings squad is properly prepared for its return to Super Rugby in February," said Watson.

"Along with SARU, we are confident of putting a strong management team in place to continue with the preparations for our re-entry into Super Rugby. In terms of specifics, any queries can be directed to SARU.

"We would like to thank the contracted players for their commitment to the Southern Kings cause and to SARU for their assistance in the preparations of the Southern Kings franchise."

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee remains defiant, saying he won't resign despite a shambolic two years at the helm. Your thoughts?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.