Women Officials Marching On

Women Officials Marching On

There is a significant move taking place in world sport, as the inclusion of women match officials gains momentum. In early December 2020, Stephanie Frappart became the first woman referee to take charge of a men’s UEFA Champions League match. Frappart’s historic...
Women Officials Break Barriers Globally

Women Officials Break Barriers Globally

Women are continuing to break new ground in officiating globally, this to the delight of South African cricket umpire, Lauren Agengbag, who previously wrote her own chapter in Cricket South Africa’s drive for gender equality in the sport. In a year which has been...
Aimee Barrett-Theron Breaks New Ground

Aimee Barrett-Theron Breaks New Ground

South African rugby referee, Aimee Barrett-Theron, is making headlines after breaking new ground to become the first woman to officiate a men’s Super Rugby match on Saturday, 21 November 2020. Theron was in charge of the match between the Bulls and Pumas, putting in a...