Sergeal quickly adjusts to life as a King

George Byron

SOUTHERN Kings rugby boss Cheeky Watson has revealed there were some early fears that star teen wing Sergeal Petersen would not make it after he linked up with the Super Rugby squad straight out of school.

“For the first two days after he joined us, Sergeal struggled. We were worried whether he would come through,” Watson said.

On Saturday, the irrepressible 18-year-old made headlines after he scored two tries in the Kings’ historic 22-10 win over the Western Force.

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