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Raubenheimer: Springbok Women learned valuable lessons on tour

Raubenheimer: Springbok Women learned valuable lessons on tour

Posted on November 26, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer said he and his team learned several lessons from their four-match European Tour as they embarked on the journey back to South Africa on Monday. The team won their opening match against the UK Armed Forces 31-12 in Richmond, but suffered defeats in all three Test matches, going down 19-5 […]

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Springbok Women go down in tour finale against Italy

Springbok Women go down in tour finale against Italy

Posted on November 25, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A strong second half performance by Italy saw the Springbok Women suffering a disappointing 35-10 defeat in wet and muddy conditions in Prato on Sunday in the closing Test on their four-match European Tour. Italy outscored Stanley Raubenheimer’s charges by five tries to one, with their strong forward play and patience on attack in the […]

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Booi back for tour finale against Italy

Booi back for tour finale against Italy

Posted on November 23, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s team will be bolstered by the presence of experienced captain Nolusindiso Booi when they take to the field in their final tour match against Italy on Sunday, after the skipper recovered from a knee injury. The return of Booi to starting line-up is one of three personnel changes to coach Stanley Raubenheimer’s […]

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Goda delighted to resume Bok Women’s duty

Goda delighted to resume Bok Women’s duty

Posted on November 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Nosiphiwo Goda was delighted to participate in the first Springbok Women’s Internationals since the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup, and the speedy winger said every opportunity she received to wear the green and gold jersey was special. Goda, who was one of only six capped players named in coach Stanley Raubenheimer’s 28-member squad as they […]

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Springbok Women determined to finish tour on high note

Springbok Women determined to finish tour on high note

Posted on November 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s assistant coach Lungisa Kama said they are determined to finish their European Tour on a high note when they meet Italy in Prato on Sunday in the last of their four matches. The team arrived in Italy on Sunday after going down 17-5 against Spain in Villajoyosa on Saturday. This match followed their […]

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Raubenheimer disappointed as Bok Women go down against Spain

Raubenheimer disappointed as Bok Women go down against Spain

Posted on November 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer expressed his disappointment as mistakes at crucial times saw his team go down 17-5 against Spain in the second Test on their European Tour on Saturday evening. Spain outscored the Springbok Women two tries to one at Campo de Rugby in Villajoyosa, while they slotted over both conversions and a […]

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Latsha leads Springbok Women against Spain

Latsha leads Springbok Women against Spain

Posted on November 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Babalwa Latsha will lead the Springbok Women’s team against Spain on Saturday in the absence of regular captain Nolusindiso Booi as injuries forced coach Stanley Raubenheimer to make a number of changes to his side. Booi suffered a knee injury at training, which placed her on a growing injury list that includes Zinhle Ndawonde (broken […]

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Booi: Springbok Women on the right track

Booi: Springbok Women on the right track

Posted on November 14, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Nolusindiso Booi believes the Springbok Women are on the right track as they prepare to take on Spain in the second Test on their European tour on Saturday. After going down 19-5 in a spirited performance against Wales last weekend, the Springbok Women’s captain was confident that her charges would be better prepared mentally for […]

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Springbok Women look to improve against Spain

Springbok Women look to improve against Spain

Posted on November 12, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s assistant coach Eddie Myners said there was a deep desire within the team to improve on their performance when they face Spain on Saturday after a morale-boosting reintroduction to Test rugby last week. The Springbok Women went down 19-5 against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday in their first Test since the 2014 Women’s […]

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Raubenheimer takes positives from Wales defeat

Raubenheimer takes positives from Wales defeat

Posted on November 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer focused on the positive aspects of his team’s performance on Saturday following their 19-5 defeat against Wales in a competitive Test match at Cardiff Arms Park. The hosts scored two first-half tries to build up a 12-0 lead, but a try by Lusanda Dumke reduced the deficit to 12-5 in […]

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