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."

 

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