South Africa women's national rugby union team

The South Africa women's national rugby union team first played in 2004. South Africa have appeared in three World Cups since their debut in the 2006 Women's Rugby World Cup.

South Africa
UnionSouth African Rugby Union
Head coachLawrence Sephaka
CaptainNolusindiso Booi
Most capsZandile Nojoko (34)
First colours
Second colours
World Rugby ranking
Current13 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
 South Africa 5–8 Wales 
(Port Elizabeth, South Africa 29 May 2004)
Biggest win
 South Africa 38–0 Kazakhstan 
(Al Ain, Dubai 10 April 2010)
Biggest defeat
 England 101–0 South Africa 
(Surrey, England 14 May 2005)
World Cup
Appearances3 (First in 2006)
Best result10th place, 2010, 2014
South Africa at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup
South Africa at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup

Results summaryEdit

Full internationals only. Last updated 13 November 2021

Rugby: South Africa internationals 2004-
Opponent First game Played Won Drawn Lost Percentage
  Australia 2006 3 0 0 3 0.00%
  Canada 2009 3 0 0 3 0.00%
  England 2005 5 0 0 5 0.00%
  France 2009 4 0 1 3 0.00%
  Ireland 2006 1 0 0 1 0.00%
  Italy 2018 1 0 0 1 0.00%
  Kazakhstan 2006 4 3 0 1 75.00%
  Kenya 2019 3 3 0 0 75.00%
  Netherlands 2006 2 2 0 0 100.00%
  Madagascar 2019 1 1 0 0 100.00%
  New Zealand 2010 1 0 0 1 0.00%
  Samoa 2006 2 1 0 1 50.00%
  Scotland 2010 4 2 0 2 50.00%
  Spain 2014 3 0 0 3 0.00%
  Uganda 2013 2 2 0 0 100.00%
  United States 2009 5 1 0 4 20.00%
  Wales 2004 8 2 0 6 25.00%
Summary 2004 52 13 1 34 25.00%

ResultsEdit

See List of women's international rugby union test matches for information about the status of international games and match numbering.

[468]
2004-05-29 South Africa   5–8   Wales Adcock Stadium, Port Elizabeth [1/86/1]
[470]
2004-06-05 South Africa   15–16   Wales Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria [2/87/2]
[503]
2005-04-30 Wales   9–24   South Africa Ebbw Vale [93/3/3]
[504]
2005-05-14 England   101–0   South Africa Imber Court, London [112/4/1]
[563]
2006-06-17 South Africa   35–0   Netherlands Port Elizabeth [5/76/1]
[563]
2006-06-24 South Africa   42–12   Netherlands Durban [6/77/2]
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2006-08-31 (WC) Australia   68–12   South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [18/7/1]
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2006-09-04 (WC) England   74–8   South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [121/8/2]
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2006-09-08 (WC) Ireland   37–0   South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [77/9/1]
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2006-09-12 (WC) Samoa   43–10   South Africa St. Albert Rugby Park, St. Albert [12/10/1]
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2006-09-16 (WC) Kazakhstan   36–0   South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [37/11/1]
[758]
2009-08-10 (NC) France   17–17   South Africa Oakville [135/12/1]
[761]
2009-08-13 (NC) Canada   35–17   South Africa Oakville [70/13/1]
[763]
2009-08-16 (NC) South Africa   0–39   United States Oakville [14/88/1]
[765]
2009-08-19 (NC) England   25–0   South Africa Oakville [154/15/2]
[810]
2010-04-08 Kazakhstan   17–22   South Africa Al Ain, Dubai [44/16/2]
[811]
2010-04-10 Kazakhstan   0–38   South Africa Al Ain, Dubai [45/17/3]
[828]
2010-06-05 Scotland   8–27   South Africa Lasswade [129/18/1]
[829]
2010-06-12 Scotland   17–41   South Africa Lasswade [130/19/2]
[837]
2010-08-20 (WC) New Zealand   55–3   South Africa Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [54/20/1]
[841]
2010-08-24 (WC) South Africa   15–10   Wales Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [21/133/4]
[850]
2010-08-28 (WC) Australia   62–0   South Africa Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [30/22/2]
[853]
2010-09-01 (WC) South Africa   25–10   Kazakhstan Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [23/49/4]
[860]
2010-09-05 (WC) South Africa   17–29   Wales Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [24/136/5]
[899]
2011-08-02 (NC) Canada   52–17   South Africa Oakville [88/25/2]
[901]
2011-08-05 (NC) England   46–8   South Africa Chatham-Kent [175/26/4]
[903]
2011-08-09 (NC) United States   23–26   South Africa Oakville [81/27/2]
[905]
2011-08-13 (NC) United States   29–9   South Africa Oakville [82/28/3]
[1004]
2013-07-30 (NC) United States   32–22   South Africa Northern Colorado University, Greeley [89/29/4]
[1005]
2013-08-04 (NC) England   18–17   South Africa Northern Colorado University, Greeley [203/30/5]
[1007]
2013-08-07 (NC) Canada   53–15   South Africa Northern Colorado University, Greeley [94/31/3]
[1009]
2013-08-10 (NC) United States   61–5   South Africa Infinity Park, Glendale [92/32/5]
[1015]
2013-09-07 South Africa   63–3   Uganda East London, Eastern Cape [33/19/1]
[1054]
2014-07-04 France   46–8   South Africa Marcoussis [186/35/2]
[1059]
2014-08-01 (WC) Australia   26–3   South Africa CNR [fr], Marcoussis [35/36/3]
[1068]
2014-08-05 (WC) France   55–3   South Africa CNR [fr], Marcoussis [188/37/3]
[1072]
2014-08-09 (WC) Wales   35–3   South Africa CNR [fr], Marcoussis [160/38/6]
[1075]
2014-08-13 (WC) South Africa   25–24   Samoa CNR [fr], Marcoussis [39/22/1]
[1082]
2014-08-17 (WC) South Africa   0–36   Spain CNR [fr], Marcoussis [40/110/1]
[1274]
2018-11-10 Wales   19–5   South Africa Cardiff Arms Park [190/41/7]
[1281]
2018-11-17 Spain   17–5   South Africa Villajoyosa [128/42/2]
[1290]
2018-11-25 Italy   35–10   South Africa Prato [143/43/1]
[1338]
2019-08-09 (AC) South Africa   89–5   Uganda Johannesburg [44/26/2]
[1341]
2019-08-13 (AC) South Africa   73–0   Madagascar Johannesburg [45/2/1]
[1343]
2019-08-17 (AC) South Africa   39–0   Kenya Johannesburg [46/25/1]
[1345]
2019-09-21 South Africa   12–29   Spain WJ De Wet Stadium, Despatch [47/132/2]
[1346]
2019-09-30 South Africa   5–47   Scotland City Park Sports Grounds, Cape Town [48/193/3]
[1347]
2019-10-05 South Africa   15–38   Scotland City Park Sports Grounds, Cape Town [49/194/4]
[1403]
2021-08-12 South Africa   66–0   Kenya Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch [50/28/2]
[1404]
2021-08-16 South Africa   29–22   Kenya Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch [51/29/3]
[1421]
2021-11-06 France   46–3   South Africa Stade de la Rabine, Vannes [248/51/4]
[1427]
2021-11-13 Wales   29–19   South Africa Cardiff Arms Park [208/52/7]
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2022-10-08 (WC) France   v   South Africa Eden Park, Auckland [-/-/4]
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2022-10-16 (WC) South Africa   v   Fiji Waitakere Stadium, Auckland [-/-/1]
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2022-10-23 (WC) England   v   South Africa Waitakere Stadium, Auckland [-/-/6]

RankingsEdit

Top 20 rankings as of 22 November 2021[1]
Rank Change* Team Points
1     England 096.26
2     New Zealand 088.58
3  1   France 088.43
4  1   Canada 088.15
5     Australia 078.68
6     United States 076.63
7     Ireland 076.54
8     Italy 076.43
9     Scotland 073.48
10     Spain 072.10
11     Wales 071.02
12     Japan 065.49
13     South Africa 063.39
14     Russia 061.10
15     Kazakhstan 060.45
16     Samoa 059.72
17     Netherlands 058.27
18     Hong Kong 057.89
19     Sweden 057.73
20     Germany 057.72
*Change from the previous week


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women's World Rankings". World Rugby. Retrieved 22 November 2021.

External linksEdit