Cape Town - The Eastern Province Kings will compete as an
amateur team in this year’s Currie Cup.
Due to an ongoing financial crisis, EP Rugby will be unable
to pay its players a match salary during the competition, a report in Rapport
The union was placed under provisional liquidation in March.
With senior players not contracted for the Currie Cup, the
bulk of the squad will be made up of academy players and last year’s Under-19s
The EP Kings will be coached by former Springbok prop Rob Kempson.