Rugby

No pay for Kings in Currie Cup

2016-04-04 14:13
EP Kings (File)

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 indicates.

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 and Under-21s.

The EP Kings will be coached by former Springbok prop Rob Kempson.

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