World Rugby confirms the women’s edition of the Rugby World Cup will expand to 16 teams from 2025 onwards. The landmark decision reflects the commitment to accelerate development of the women’s game globally.
The SPAR Proteas host Malawi as they spring back into action this Thursday at Sun City in the first of an intense three-Test SPAR Challenge series between the African powerhouses
Springbok Women’s captain, Babalwa Latsha, inspires and motivates the youth through her groundbreaking achievements. She reflects on her journey from Khayelitsha to being the first contracted 15s rugby player in Africa.
Springbok Women’s head coach, Stanley Raubenheimer, reacts to the 2021 Rugby World Cup draw as South Africa to face England, France and debutantes Fiji in challenging Pool C.
South African-born rugby coach, Warren Abrahams, is gearing to take up his new appointment as full-time Wales Women head coach. He begins his three-year stint with immediate effect.
Springbok Women’s fullback, Eloise Webb, is an all-round athlete boasting national colours in cricket and javelin, not to mention major cred in netball, and talks about choosing rugby as a professional athlete.
2019 SA Rugby Women’s Achiever of the Year, Aseza Hele, believes she is a new person on and off the field due to playing rugby. She chats about how she stumbled across the sport.
Springbok Women’s scrumhalf, Mathrin Simmers, is in line to play her way into the national women’s team for the 2021 Rugby World Cup. She chats about her rugby journey after making her debut in 2013.
Springbok Women’s centre, Zintle Mpupha’s journey to becoming a professional rugby player is nothing short of admirable. She hopes her story can inspire young girls to realise their hopes and dreams.
The future continues to look bright for the Momentum Proteas as the team moves up the ICC Women’s ODI Team Rankings, overtaking New Zealand.