Rassie Erasmus says the women’s game in South Africa is a big priority as the Springbok Women and Women’s Sevens teams prepare for a season that includes two World Cup tournaments.
Lusanda Dumke was told at a training session on Thursday that she had won both SA Rugby Women’s Awards on offer for 2021.
Zintle Mpupha and Libbie Janse van Rensburg scored sensational long-range tries for the Springbok Women in November, both of which have been nominated for the 2021 SA Rugby Try of the Year award.
Cheslin Kolbe showcased his sublime skills to finish off this brilliant Springbok try against the British & Irish Lions, one of 10 nominees for the 2021 SA Rugby Try of the Year award.
Five Springboks have been nominated for the SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2021.
Coach Stanley Raubenheimer has selected an inexperienced Springbok Women lineup for the Saturday’s clash against the the Barbarians at Twickenham.
A late surge by the Springbok Women proved a little late as they slumped to 29-19 defeat against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
Follow the live action as the Springbok Women take Wales at Cardiff Arms Park.
The most experienced Springbok Women’s player on their European tour, Zenay Jordaan, will start at flyhalf against Wales on Saturday in the only change to starting lineup named by coach Stanley Raubenheimer.
Coach Stanley Raubenheimer is confident the Springbok Women reached several objectives in a 46-3 loss against France. MARIETTE ADAMS reports from Vannes.