Ground-Breaking Achievements Headline June Newsmakers Intake

Out Now: Top 10 June 2022 Newsmakers Intake for #GAL2022. Image: gsport

During the month of June, South African women in sport continued to punch above their weight globally, to raise their hand for inclusion in the monthly #GAL2022 Newsmakers list, powered by the Momentum gsport Newsroom.

Locally, Border Ladies stamped their authority in the Women’s Rugby Premier Division to ensure that they retain their league title in thrilling fashion in the final against DHL Western Province.

The Telkom Netball League was a stellar campaign which saw the Eastern Cape Aloes defend their Division 2 title, while Golden Fireballs made history winning their first-ever Division 1 crown.

Making waves abroad, sprint sensation Carina Horn set a new 100m world qualifying time in Spain, while swim star, Lara van Niekerk became the second SA woman swimmer to win a medal at the FINA World Championships.

Scroll down to click through to the updates featuring the full list of Newsmakers below!


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Top 10 June 2022 Newsmakers Intake for #GAL2022


Border Ladies – Retain Women’s Premier Division Title

Border Ladies Retain Premier Division Crown in Thrilling Fashion


Carina Horn – Sets New 100m World Qualifying Time in Spain

Carina Horn Sets Another World Qualifying Time in Spain


Eastern Cape Aloes – Defend TNL Division 2 Title

Eastern Cape Aloes Defend Division Two TNL Title


Glenrose Xaba – Defends ASA Half Marathon Title

Glenrose Xaba Defends ASA Half Marathon Title


Golden Fireballs – Win First-Ever TNL Division 1 Crown

Golden Fireballs Dethrone Jaguars to Win Historic Maiden Title


Jessica Wade – Signs for Emek Hefer Women’s Football Club in Israel

Jessica Wade Broadens Horizons in Israel


Lara van Niekerk – Becomes 2nd SA Woman Swimmer to Win a Medal at FINA World Champs

Lara van Niekerk Makes SA History in Budapest


Lwandile Simelane – Appointed Team SA Chef de Mission for Commonwealth Games

Lwandile Simelane: “I am Grateful For the Opportunity”


Mignon du Preez – Appointed Consultant at Fairbreak Global

Prolific Batter Mignon du Preez Joins Fairbreak Global Management Team


Momentum Proteas – Clinch T20I and ODI Series Victories Over Ireland

Ismail Shines as Momentum Proteas Complete ODI Series Whitewash Over Ireland




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