DEFIANT Southern Kings rugby boss Cheeky Watson has hinted that the Kings might be involved in top-flight competitive matches against international opposition next season, despite their relegation from Super Rugby and their failure to secure a Currie Cup Premier Division berth.
After this double setback, Watson made it clear it was time for innovative thinking as he bids to keep "big-time" rugby alive in Nelson Mandela Bay.
Asked if he was planning any extra matches for the Southern Kings apart from friendlies against other SA franchises, Watson said: "We are busy with one or two exciting options that will remain confidential at this stage.
"There could be a lot more additional matches, and maybe they are not just friendlies. Let me leave it at that."
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