From Kings to Elephants


THE ROAD TO GLORY: The renewed and revitalised Eastern Province Elephants, formerly the EP Kings, had a whistle-stop lunch at what they consider a home from home, the Halyards Hotel, on their way to a Currie Cup fixture against Border Bulldogs. Nomzamo Secondary School pupils joined the team on the hotel lawn to show their support Picture: ROB KNOWLES

CURRIE Cup contenders, the EP Elephants, have dropped the name EP Kings and reverted to their old name and are currently on a mission to garner and reignite support for the team.

On Thursday the the Elephants was on its way to face the Border Bulldogs in East London but paid a visit to what team manager, Arthur Dayimani, regards as the team’s second home for a quick bite at the Halyards Hotel.

“This is our regular stop when passing through Port Alfred,” explained Dayimani.

Halyards Hotel’s David Mabona organised the stop-off at the Hotel and, at the same time, a visit by the pupils from Nomzamo Secondary School under the supervision of teacher and rugby coach Mbobela Zolani to show support for the team.

Read the whole story in Thursday’s edition (May 17) of Talk of the Town, on the shelves of your favourite newspaper outlet in and around Ndlambe and Makana.

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