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
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
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.
DHL Western Province claimed a third consecutive SA Rugby IPT A Section title, beating Border 38-32 in searing heat at City Park in Cape Town, while Golden Lions claimed the B Section title against SWD
Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer and his South Africa U20 Women’s counterpart, Laurian Johannes, got down to business this week for their tough international assignments with vital training camps in Pretoria and Stellenbosch respectively