Pioneer, Thought Leader and of course Springbok Women Captain, Babalwa has grown beyond the playing field in 2023. She has expanded from a being personal brand to sharing her earned pearls of wisdom, giving advice on what steps to take to elevate in 2024
Danelle Lochner has joined Springbok women captain Babalwa Latsha at Harlequins Women, where a third Bok player Aseza Hele will also later make her way to the UK to join her two South African team mates.
Babalwa Latsha is More than Just the Springbok Women’s Captain, She’s is a Trailblazer On and Off the Field
From a humble start to her career as a young player to becoming the first African women’s rugby star to sign an international professional contract, Springbok Women’s captain Babalwa Latsha is trailblazer, and has grown in to a well-known leader in women’s sport.
Libbie Janse van Rensburg scored a hat-trick of tries as the Springbok Women saved their best for last, wrapping up WXV 2 with a 33-7 bonus point victory over Samoa in Cape Town on Friday
Springbok Women’s captain Babalwa Latsha is demanding a memorable performance from her team in the final WXV – 2 Test tournament tie, against Samoa on Friday afternoon, kicking off at 4:30pm at the Athlone Stadium in Cape Town
Italy rose to the top of the WXV 2 World Rugby tournament after their 36-18 win over the Springbok women in Cape Town on Friday evening, penalised by indiscipline and player fitness to reduce the hosts to just 13 in the second half
Nolusindiso Booi to make a record 39th Test appearance at lock, Byrhandrè Dolf starts at wing, Micke Gunter at hooker, and Catha Jacobs at flanker in four changes to the Bok Women starting team to face Italy in the second round of WXV 2 on Friday
Players representing the 12 nations competing in WXV 2 and WXV 3 gathered in Cape Town and Dubai ahead of the start of World Rugby’s new annual global women’s 15s competition.
The Bok Women won an early advantage before raising their game to record a 17-all draw in the last of the WXC 2 tournament warm-up series of matches the South Africans have endured, the island team having capitalised on the hosts’ match play errors
Skipper Babalwa Latsha says that she and the Springbok Women’s squad is relishing the opportunity to take the game to world no. 16-ranked Samoa in Hermans on Saturday afternoon
A fourth Test in four weeks for the Springbok Women holds iconic milestones for Nolusindiso Booi – set to become the most-capped player, and Maceala Samboya, set to make her Test debut for SA against Samoa in Hermanus on Saturday
Interim head coach Louis Koen announced a Springbok Women’s squad rich in Rugby World Cup experience for the inaugural WXV 2 tournament starting in the Western Cape this October, with South Africa to face Scotland, Italy, and Samoa in the group stages.