South Africa’s top domestic and international women’s rugby players will return to the field with a bang for the first time since 2019 when the Women’s Premier and First Divisions kick off in May and June, respectively. #GoGirls
Former Ireland captain, Lynne Cantwell, joins the Springbok Women’s team as SA Rugby’s first High Performance Manager for Women’s Rugby ahead of the World Cup in New Zealand.
The players have continued to put in the hard yards in terms of their training during lockdown, and I commend them for that.” – SA Rugby CEO, Jurie Roux, following news that the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup won’t go ahead due to Covid-19.
The Springbok Women’s team will be looking forward to retaining their Rugby Africa Women’s Cup title when they face Uganda, Madagascar and Kenya from the end of May
South Africa’s leading referee, Ashleigh Murray has been appointed for the upcoming World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series tournaments that will see her officiating in Dubai, Cape Town, Langford and Paris
Introducing ‘Becoming Imbokodo’, an exciting new reality TV show initiative that will see a number of female athletes participate in country-wide trials to become part of the Springbok Women’s Sevens team
Ground-breaking appointment of Laurian Johannes as South Africa’s first woman coach of a national team is met with generous approval
22-year-old SA Rugby Referee Ashleigh Murray has been named amongst the 25 match officials from 15 unions for the 2019 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series
Former Springbok Women’s Sevens players Nosiphiwo Goda and Unathi Mali are experienced players included in a 46-strong squad called up for a 4-day skills and conditioning camp in Cape Town, looking forward to the team’s tour of the UK in October.
National coach Renfred Dazel praised the three-day senior women’s 15’s rugby camp focussing on the basics of attack and defence, nutrition and core values, which concluded in Cape Town on Sunday