Founded as recently as 2009 and based in the Nelson Mandela stadium purpose-built for the 2010 football world cup, The Southern Kings are the Eastern Cape's representatives in the Guinness Pro14.
An overwhelmingly South African squad boasts just two players from outside of the country in Irishman Jerry Sexton (brother of Rugby Union Player of the Year, Johnny) and Cameroonian Christian Ambadiang.
After major infrastructure investment for the 2010 football world cup, Port Elizabeth is a tourist favourite known for its numerous beaches, theDonkin Heritage Trail and coastal boat tours that often feature whales and rare seabirds. Wildlife reserves outside the metropolitan area are home to elephants, rhinos and other big game so why not make it more than a match.
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, 70 Prince Alfred Rd, North End, Port Elizabeth, 6001, South Africa