Mariette Rix

Mangisa Out to Cement Her Place

Sanani Mangisa has been in the national women’s hockey squad setup for 6 years, and the country’s no. 1 keeper for the past 6 months. gsport talks to Sanani ahead of the prestigious Investec Challenge starting in Cape Town on Monday, featuring hosts South Africa, England, Australia and world champions, Holland.

Gregory’s got no doubts about Dublin

A new-look Investec South Africa women’s hockey team will head to Dublin, Ireland for the Champions Challenge, an opportunity for new caps Lillian du Plessis, Quanita Bobbs, Izelle Lategan and Tanya Britz, to gain international exposure ahead of their appearance for the SA U21s, at the Junior World Cup Africa Qualifier Tournament in Randburg in mid-October.

SA Show Determination Against GB

The SA women’s hockey team recorded their best result in four unofficial tests as part of their pre-Olympic Games preparations, losing 3-2 to Great Britain after conceding a 6-0 loss to the world number-four Olympic hosts a day previously.

SA Upset World No. 4 Great Britain

World no. 12 SA women’s hockey upset world no. 4 Great Britain 3-1 in their opening Investec London Cup on Tuesday, as Sulette Damons, Bernie Coston and Jen Wilson kept the scoreboard ticking over while Lisa Deetlefs, Lenise Marais, and goalkeeper Mariette Rix were just 3 of the South Africans who made critical tackles in defence.

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