Global Achievements Lead October #GAL2022 Newsmakers Intake

Over the month of October, South African athletes raised the profile of women’s sport across the globe, leading to an outstanding monthly #GAL2022 list powered by the Momentum gsport Newsroom in partnership with Telkom.

Cycling sensation Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio features on the list after bagging her first World Tour victory of her career, winning the Mountain Stage of the inaugural Tour de Romandie Féminin race.

Canoeing sisters Saskia and Valma-Jean Hockly are another standout feature on the list after the two earned silver in the Junior K2 category at the ICF Canoe Marathon Championships.

Varsity Sport dominated the monthly as young stars proved their worth on the sports field. Maties Netball earned the Varsity Netball crown, Tuks bagged the Hockey title, while UJ earned both the Varsity Football and Varsity Rugby 7’s trophies.

Scroll down to check who else features in our October Newsmakers list!


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Top 10 October #GAL2022 Newsmakers:


Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio – Wins First World Tour

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio Wins First World Tour Title


Bridgitte Hartley – Defends K1 National Title

Bridgitte Hartley Crowned SA K1 Champion at Fish River Canoe Marathon


Gauteng North Golf – Win 2022 SA Women’s IPT

Gauteng North A and Western Province Win Women’s IPT Titles


Jahnie van Zyl – Silver Medal at ITF African 14 & Under Masters

Jahnie van Zyl Earns Silver at ITF African 14 and Under Masters Tournament


Maties Netball – Crowned 2022 Varsity Netball Champions

Maties Crowned 2022 Varsity Netball Champions


Naveen Daries – Wins WAG All Round Olympic Gym Games Crown

Naveen Daries and Caleigh Anders Crowned WAG All Round Olympic Champions


Saskia & Valma-Jean Hockly – Junior K2 U18 Silver Medalists

Saskia and Valma-Jean Hockly Clinch Silver Medal on Day Two of ICF Marathon World Champs


TuksSport Hockey – Win the 2022 Varsity Hockey Title

Tuks Crowned 2022 Varsity Hockey Champions


UJ Football – Defeat UWC to win the 2022 Varsity Football Tournament

UJ Dethrone UWC to Win 2022 Varsity Football Crown


UJ Rugby – Win the 2022 Varsity Women’s 7s Crown

UJ Crowned 2022 Varsity 7s Champions


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