YTC – The Future of Women’s Rugby

Western Province Rugby Youth Training Centre team is part of the South African Rugby Union’s programme, to develop young female players from grassroots level. Photo: Supplied

Rugby is becoming one of the fastest developing sports codes for women at grassroots level, and Youth Training Centres have created opportunities for young girls

Shannon Landman-Kriel Leads the Way for Future Female Cricketers

For 26 years Shannon Landman-Kriel has dedicated her life to women’s cricket in South Africa and hopes to continue to champion the development of the sport, thus ensuring the ball and the bat reach more prospective players. Photo: Supplied

For over two decades, Shannon Landman-Kriel, has played a significant role in the development of future female South African cricketers through her involvement with Central Gauteng Lions and the Wanderers Club. The former cricketer reflects on her journey and the progress, or lack thereof, in the women’s game.

Amanda Pakade Readies MSSA for Global Success

Mind Sports South Africa President, Amanda Pakade’s first term in office has seen her live up to her personal hashtag - #IWasBornToMakeAnImpact! Indeed an impact was evident in the lives of athletes as soon as she took office. Photo: Supplied

Mind Sports South Africa President, Amanda Pakade, heads into her second term in office after having made an immediate impact at the organisation over the past year. Pakade reveals how she’s had to adapt to life during a global pandemic, the challenges of keeping MSSA afloat and looking forward to the future.

Nthabiseng Ngutshane Calls for More Schools to Introduce Girls Rugby

As we journey to better understand the importance of grassroots sport in society, gsport Member, Thando Sibiya, interviews Leadhome Pirates Women’s Rugby team’s touch rugby player, Nthabiseng Ngutshane, about her early sporting development and flying the South African flag in Dubai at the Rugby Seven’s International Invitational Women’s Tournament.

Asnath Sebati Impacts Lives of Future Tennis Stars

Junior tennis coach, and women empowerment champion, Asnath Sebati, is using her experience to help develop more players for the future. She also tells to Celine Abrahams about the challenges of being a black woman in sport and shares her greatest ambitions.

Virginia Mabaso Continues to Transform Rowing in SA

Virginia Mabaso’s goal is to impact every province in South Africa as she continues to develop the base of rowing from grassroots and introduce the sport into new districts. Photo: Supplied

Rowing South Africa’s Development Coordinator, Virginia Mabaso, aims to impact every province as she continues to develop rowing from grassroots and introduce the sport into new districts. She also chats to Celine Abrahams about championing female participation and juggling her career, fashion designing and family.