It’s all over and the Kings draw with the Dragons. Final score 18-18
With just two minutes left in the match, Lewis converts a penalty to tie things up. Kings 18-18 Dragons
Five minutes left in the match, and the Kings still lead by 18-15
A yellow card is shown to Masake, for taking the man out in the air.
The Dragons’ Lloyd Fairbrother is shown a yellow card for charging into the ruck recklessly.
Jordan Williams breaks through for the Dragons and scores under the posts. Josh Lewis converts. Kings 18-15 Dragons
After some great team play, and even better hands, Harlon Klaasen from the Kings crosses over in the corner. Pretorius missed the conversion. Kings 18-8 Dragons
The Second half has kicked off at the Madibaz Stadium.
Halftime Kings 13-8 Dragons.
The Kings are awarded a penalty, which is slotted by Bader Pretorius. Kings 13-8 Dragons
A clever grubber behind the Dragons’ defence is collected by Bjorn Basson, who has a clear run in to score the Kings’ second try. Banda misses again. Kings 10-8 Dragons
Stefan Ungerer crashes over the line for a try for the Kings. Banda’s kick misses in the wind. Kings 5-8 Dragons
Josh Lewis lines ups penalty kick, making no mistake this time. Kings 0-8 Dragons
A counter attack is finished off with a cross kick, which is regathered by Adam Warren, who scores out wide. The conversion is missed. Kings 0-5 Dragons
We have kickoff at the Nelson Mandela University Madibaz Stadium.
The Dragons will have the benefit of having Zane Kirshner and Book Harris, both of whom have enjoyed many successful season in South Africa, in their side, along with a number of other former and current international stars. Here is how the visitors line up:
Zane Kirchner, Jared Rosser, Adam Warren, Jack Dixon, Hallam Amos, Josh Lewis, Rhodri Williams, Brok Harris, Richard Hibbard, Leon Brown, Max Williams, Matthew Screech, Aaron Wainwright, Taine Basham, Ross Moriarty.
The Kings run onto the field with a number of big names ahead of this clash, with Dries van Schalkwyk running onto the park for the 100th time in the Guinness Pro14. Here is how the home team lines up:
Masixole Banda, Michael Makase, Harlon Klaasen, Tertius Kruger, Bjorn Basson, Bader Pretorius, Stefan Ungerer, Schalk Ferreira, Mike Willemse, De-Jay Terblanche, Dries van Schalkwyk, JC Astle, Andy Ntsila, Tienie Burger, Ruaan Lerm.
Good afternoon and welcome to Grocott’s Mail’s coverage of the Guinness Pro14 Round 19 clash between the Isuzu Southern Kings and Dragons, from Wales. The last tie these two teams met was in the first weekend of September 2018, where the Kings narrowly lost out to their hosts by 27-22. This time, the Kings hope to use their home ground advantage to secure a much needed victory.