The Southern Kings resume their march towards Super 15 rugby with the announcement that New Zealander Matt Sexton will coach the team on a two year contract.
Speculation is rife that the Lions will make way for the Port Elizabeth based Kings in the 2013 Super 15 tournament.
According to Metro Newspaper Sexton will be taking up position of Head Coach for both the Super Rugby and Currie Cup divisions of the Kings from July this year.
Sexton played 128 games for Canterbury. He also played in Europe with leading Irish province Ulster, where he was coached by Solomons.
He is currently the Rugby Academy Manager of the Tasman provincial team in New Zealand.
Joining Sexton is Brad Mooar, who will take up the position of Specialist Skills Coach. Mooar is currently the head coach of the Cantebury U19′s.
According to sources within the Southern Kings, up to eight top players will be brought into the Kings set up for the 2013 season. The time has come!!