The Springbok Women’s Sevens will leave Los Angeles with their heads held high after recording their best finish thus far in the 2024 HSBC SVNS season when they placed sixth at the fifth tournament on Sunday
Saturday in Los Angeles was when and where months and months of meticulous training and planning came together for two morale-boosting wins for the Springbok Women, beating Fiji and Brazil to reach HSBC SVNS cup quarter finals in California
Six of the best women’s teams on the planet will return later this year for the second instalment of WXV 2, after World Rugby announced South Africa among the three host venues for their flagship annual women’s tournaments on Wednesday
Springbok Women head coach Louis Koen has named a squad of 32 players for a 10-day alignment camp ahead of the touring group to Europe next month with fixtures against Scotland, Wales, Spain and the USA
A devastating ankle injury ruled out Shona-Leah Weston from SA Women’s Rugby 10 years ago, but she’s back in the fold, ready to go for the Bok Women Sevens team in Dubai and Cape Town. Photo: Supplied
Danelle Lochner has joined Springbok women captain Babalwa Latsha at Harlequins Women, where a third Bok player Aseza Hele will also later make her way to the UK to join her two South African team mates.
Babalwa Latsha is More than Just the Springbok Women’s Captain, She’s is a Trailblazer On and Off the Field
From a humble start to her career as a young player to becoming the first African women’s rugby star to sign an international professional contract, Springbok Women’s captain Babalwa Latsha is trailblazer, and has grown in to a well-known leader in women’s sport.
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
Tayla Kinsey, the most capped scrumhalf in Springbok Women history will not play for SA after HIA protocols in the Test against Italy, and the Springbok Women will also miss Luchell Hanekom and Aseza Hele in their final Test against Manusina Samoa
Italy rose to the top of the WXV 2 World Rugby tournament after their 36-18 win over the Springbok women in Cape Town on Friday evening, penalised by indiscipline and player fitness to reduce the hosts to just 13 in the second half
South Africa’s most-capped scrumhalf Tayla Kinsey all of a decade to get to 30 Test caps for the Springbok Women, and she is hugely impressed at the impact of the WXV Competition, which sees the Boks take on Italy in Athlone Stadium on Friday