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South Africa women's national rugby union team

The South Africa women's national rugby union team are a national sporting side of South Africa, representing them in the rugby union. The side first played in 2004.

South Africa
UnionSouth African Rugby Union
Coach(es)Lawrence Sephaka
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 South Africa 5–8 Wales 
(Port Elizabeth, South Africa 29 May 2004)
Largest win
 South Africa 38–0 Kazakhstan 
(Al Ain, Dubai 10 April 2010)
Largest 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 have appeared in three World Cups since their debut in the 2006 Women's Rugby World Cup, and are currently ranked 15 in the world.

SquadEdit

Squad to 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup:[1]

Player Position Date of Birth Caps Club
Thantaswa Macingwana Hooker 13 January 1994   Border Bulldogs
Denita Wentzel Hooker 31 March 1990   Western Province
Portia Jonga Prop 4 November 1988   Eastern Province
Cebisa Kula Prop 19 May 1981   Eastern Province
Nwabisa Faith Ngxatu Prop 25 October 1983   Border Bulldogs
Asithandile Ntoyanto Prop 6 May 1991   Border Bulldogs
Celeste Aneurin Adonis Lock 7 June 1992   Western Province
Nolusindiso Booi Lock 29 June 1985   Border Bulldogs
Nomathamsanqa Yolanda Faleni Lock 3 March 1985   Eastern Province
Rachelle Geldenhuys Flanker 20 January 1987   Blue Bulls
Lamla Momoti Flanker 27 March 1985   Border Bulldogs
Vuyolwethu Vazi Flanker 11 July 1987   Blue Bulls
Shona-Leah Weston Number 8 25 November 1991   Blue Bulls
Mandisa Williams Number 8 8 November 1984   Border Bulldogs
Tayla Kinsey Scrum-half 5 September 1993   KwaZulu-Natal
Fundiswa Plaatjie Scrum-half 4 December 1985   Border Bulldogs
Siphosethu Tshingana Scrum-half 12 October 1987   Eastern Province
Zenay Jordaan Fly-half 4 April 1991   Border Bulldogs
Lorinda Brown Centre 16 December 1983   Eastern Province
Bella Benele Makwezela Centre 16 January 1986   Western Province
Ziyanda Tywaleni Centre 26 November 1987   Border Bulldogs
Phumeza Gadu Wing 21 June 1985   Eastern Province
Veroeshka Jasmine Grain Wing 11 December 1990   Western Province
Sinazo Nobele Wing 5 October 1988   Blue Bulls
Siviwe Basweni Fullback 17 October 1990   Border Bulldogs
Cindy Cant Fullback 9 October 1982   Blue Bulls

Results summaryEdit

Full internationals only. Last updated 25 November 2018

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 3 0 1 2 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%
  Netherlands 2006 2 2 0 0 100.00%
  New Zealand 2010 1 0 0 1 0.00%
  Samoa 2006 2 1 0 1 50.00%
  Scotland 2010 2 2 0 0 100.00%
  Spain 2014 2 0 0 2 0.00%
  Uganda 2013 1 1 0 0 100.00%
  United States 2009 5 1 0 4 20.00%
  Wales 2004 7 2 0 5 33.33%
Summary 42 12 1 29 27.9%

ResultsEdit

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IRB (2014). "South Africa Squad". Retrieved 26 August 2014.

External linksEdit