SA Rugby Women news

WP make strong statement in Women’s Interprovincials

WP make strong statement in Women’s Interprovincials

Posted on July 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Defending SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial champions, Western Province, made a strong statement in the opening round of the A Section of the tournament as they thumped the Blue Bulls 77-3 in Cape Town on Saturday to show that they could be a force to be reckoned with once again. In the other games, 2017 runners […]

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Border YTC offers women more than rugby

Border YTC offers women more than rugby

Posted on October 25, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rugby may be the focus on the field at the Border Women’s Youth Training Centre (YTC) in East London, but off the field the programme’s key focuses include social upliftment and offering young girls an opportunity to live balanced lives. The Border YTC is one of eight SA Rugby YTC’s located throughout the country with […]

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Myners predicts bright future for SA Women’s rugby

Myners predicts bright future for SA Women’s rugby

Posted on October 23, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s coach Eddie Myners on Monday predicted a bright future for women’s 15-a-side rugby in the country after suffering a narrow 15-12 defeat against the England Academy team in their final tour match in Aldershot, England, on Sunday. In a heart-breaking finish to the tour, a last-minute penalty goal by the hosts sunk […]

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SA Select Women target strong tour finish

SA Select Women target strong tour finish

Posted on October 21, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s coach Eddie Myners said his team was determined to finish their England tour on a strong note on Sunday when they line up against the England Academy team for the second time in Aldershot. The SA Select Women started their first 15-a-side international tour since 2014 on a positive note as they […]

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SA Select Women suffer disappointing defeat

SA Select Women suffer disappointing defeat

Posted on October 19, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s coach Eddie Myners was disappointed with his team’s 47-12 defeat against the England Academy team in their second tour match in Aldershot, England, on Wednesday and said they were determined to finish the tour strongly on Sunday. Myners’ charges delivered a strong first-half performance, despite lock Amy-Kay Klaasen receiving a yellow card, […]

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Plaatjie, Conrad start for SA Select Women

Plaatjie, Conrad start for SA Select Women

Posted on October 17, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s coach Eddie Myners on Tuesday included international halfbacks, scrumhalf Fundiswa Plaatjie and flyhalf Kirsten Conrad, in his starting team to face the England Academy in Aldershot in their second match on their UK tour on Wednesday. Myners’ starting XV team shows five personnel changes and two positional switches from the team that […]

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Booi pleased as SA Select Women win tour opener

Booi pleased as SA Select Women win tour opener

Posted on October 15, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s captain Nolusindiso Booi looked forward to their two matches against the England Academy team next week with excitement after a hat-trick by winger Unathi Mali steered the side to a morale-boosting 27-5 victory against the British Army in a strong start to their England tour in Aldershot on Saturday. “Our goal when […]

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Booi excited about SA Select Women tour opener

Booi excited about SA Select Women tour opener

Posted on October 13, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s lock and captain Nolusindiso Booi is excited to kick off their tour in England against the British Army in Aldershot on Saturday, and said the team was ready for the challenge. The SA Select Women, who arrived in London on Thursday, will play three matches on tour, with the clash against the […]

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Nine national players add experience to SA Select Women

Nine national players add experience to SA Select Women

Posted on October 9, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Select Women’s coach Eddie Myners on Monday named nine capped national 15-a-side and Sevens rugby players in his 28-member squad for the team’s tour to England from 12 to 25 October. The SA Select Women will face the British Army in the first of three matches on Saturday, which will be followed by clashes […]

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Myners to coach SA Select Women’s on UK tour

Myners to coach SA Select Women’s on UK tour

Posted on October 2, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Eddie Myners, head coach of SWD’s SA Rugby Under-20 Championship team, has been appointed to coach the SA Select Women’s team on their tour to England later this month. Myners will be assisted by former KwaZulu-Natal Women’s Interprovincial head coach Lungisa Kama and Western Province’s Women’s Youth Training Centre (YTC) head coach Rodger Smith. The […]

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