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Small Tweaks to Springbok Women for Second Test

Stanley Raubenheimer's charges outplayed Kenya 66-0 in the first Test at Danie Craven Stadium last Thursday

Sanelisiwe Charlie (prop), Micke Gunter (hooker) and Jacomina Cilliers (centre) have been handed starting berths for the second test the Springbok Women and Kenya in Stellenbosch on Monday. Stanley Raubenheimer's charges outplayed Kenya 66-0 in the first Test at Danie Craven Stadium last Thursday and the coach made small tweaks…

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Dumke to lead Springbok Women against Kenya

The Springbok Women defeated Kenya 39-0 in their last Test match in August 2019

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer named Lusanda Dumke as captain for the squad to play Kenya in the first of two Test matches in Stellenbosch on Thursday. The Border Ladies flanker has earned seven caps for the Springbok Women since 2018 and represented the Springbok Women’s Sevens team before leading…

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Springbok Women back in action against Kenya

A training squad of 35 players have been named for a training camp in Stellenbosch, which is scheduled to start on Friday

The Springbok Women will return to the field against Kenya in two Tests that will mark their first international action in almost two years, with the matches scheduled for 12 and 16 August in Stellenbosch.  It will be a repeat of the decider in the qualifiers for the Rugby World…

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Blitzboks place fifth at Olympics in Tokyo

The South Africans outplayed Australia (22-19) and the USA (28-7) on the final day of the Rugby Sevens tournament played at Tokyo Stadium

The Springbok Sevens team finished in fifth place at the 2020 Olympic Games after winning both their matches on Wednesday, and Blitzbok coach Neil Powell, who joined the side for their final encounter, felt they managed to restore some pride after the heart-breaking quarter-final defeat. The South Africans outplayed Australia…

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Women’s Premier Division R9 and First Division R4 Review

DHL Western Province delivered a strong second-half performance against the Cell C Sharks Women at a soaking wet Newlands in Cape Town for a 29-5 victory

The 2019 Women’s Premier Division finalists, DHL Western Province and the Border Ladies, proved once again why they deserve to battle it out for the title this season after further victories in the penultimate pool round of the competition. DHL Western Province delivered a strong second-half performance against the Cell…

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Women’s Premier Division R9 and First Division R4 Preview

Three matches will play out in the Women’s First Division with the two Group 1 matches

With DHL Western Province and the Border Ladies confirmed as the Women’s Premier Division finalists, the scramble for final spots in the First Division will take centre stage in what marks the penultimate pool round of the respective competitions on Saturday. The Premier Division will strike round nine with log-leaders…

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Women’s Premier Division R8 and First Division R3 Preview

It is a big weekend for Premier Division defending champions, DHL Western Province, and the Border Ladies

The scramble for favourable positions on the logs will take centre stage in the women’s competitions this weekend with some teams already eyeing final berths, while others will have their sights set firmly on ensuring that they remain safe from relegation. It will be a weekend loaded with rugby as…

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Women’s Premier Division R7 and First Division R2 Review

DHL Western Province overturned a 10-0 deficit against the Boland Dames in Wellington on Saturday to demolish their neighbours 56-10 in an action-packed Women’s Premier Division encounter

DHL Western Province reaffirmed their status as the favourites to defend their Women’s Premier Division crown as they earned their seventh win in a row in an exciting round featuring valuable wins for the Border Ladies and EP Queens. DHL Western Province thumped the Boland Dames 56-10 in the Western…

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Women’s Premier Division R7 and First Division R2 Preview

The EP Queens and Cell C Sharks Women will kick off the Premier Division action on Saturday in Port Elizabeth at 12h00

While the scramble for second place on the standings will be a big driving force for a few Women’s Premier Division teams this weekend as the competition enters round seven, the teams participating in Group 2 of the First Division will look to build momentum after kicking off their competition…

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Women’s Premier Division R6 and First Division R1 Review

In the Women’s First Division, defending champions, the Mastercard Golden Lions Women, delivered a classy performance to outplay the Limpopo Blue Bulls 66-0 in Polokwane

DHL Western Province reinforced their status as the favourites to clinch the Women’s Premier Division title this season as they secured their sixth successive win in a thrilling round in which the EP Queens stunned the Border Ladies and the Boland Dames earned their second win a row. DHL Western…